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Chapter 37. Using Basic Unix Commands > Getting Help with Manpages

Getting Help with Manpages

Almost every function and utility that exists on your system includes a built-in help file called a manpage (manual page). The man command returns all the information you need to understand the arguments a given utility takes, how it works, and the results you should expect. Consider the more command, for example. Although this has been mentioned only briefly, you can quickly learn more information about it by typing

						man more
					


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