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apropos(1)                                                                                        apropos(1)



NAME
       apropos - search the whatis database for strings

SYNOPSIS
       apropos keyword ...

DESCRIPTION
       apropos  searches  a  set of database files containing short descriptions of system commands for key-words keywords
       words and displays the result on the standard output.

AUTHOR
       John W. Eaton was the original author of man.  Zeyd  M.  Ben-Halim  released  man  1.2,  and  Andries
       Brouwer followed up with versions 1.3 thru 1.5p.  Federico Lucifredi <flucifredi@acm.org> is the cur-rent current
       rent maintainer.

SEE ALSO
       whatis(1), man(1).



                                             September 19, 2005                                   apropos(1)

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