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Slackbook Cliff Note Version A shorter version of Alan Hicks Slackware Linux Essentials 2nd Edition(a.k.a. Slackbook). Slackbook Cliff Note Version is geared for the newbie with zero experience using Linux.

Slackbook Chapter 2 Cliff Notes

Posted 03-31-2011 at 01:57 PM by SlowLearner
Updated 04-01-2011 at 04:01 AM by SlowLearner (To categorize)

Chapter 2 Help

When you install Slackware chose the option of installing packages from the F series which includes FAQs and HOWTOs.

2.1 System Help
man displays manual documentation
whatis gives a very brief description of system commands, a pocket command reference.
apropo SEARCHES FOR a man page containing a given keyword.

man somecommand
will display the man page for (naturally) the command specified,
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