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WHEREIS(1)                BSD General Commands Manual               WHEREIS(1)

NAME
     whereis -- locate programs

SYNOPSIS
     whereis [program ...]

DESCRIPTION
     The whereis utility checks the standard binary directories for the specified programs, printing out the
     paths of any it finds.

     The path searched is the string returned by the sysctl(8) utility for the ``user.cs_path'' string.

SEE ALSO
     find(1), locate(1), man(1), which(1), sysctl(8)

COMPATIBILITY
     The historic flags and arguments for the whereis utility are no longer available in this version.

HISTORY
     The whereis command appeared in 3.0BSD.

BSD                             April 27, 1995                             BSD

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