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May 3, 2018

 This post lists how to list the available sections of a manual and view one, what each section number means and in what order man searches for a section. All of this info is available by typing: man man.

 

List Available Sections

Type:

Example Output:

 

Note:

Replace the second man with the manual you're interested in.

 

View a Section

Type:

Example Output:

 

What Each Section Number Means

Note

You can find this by typing:

 

Search Order

Note

You can find this by typing:

References

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