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Old 06-14-2012, 05:28 AM   #1
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How to get man pages for linux command iptions


i can get man page for ls, but for
Code:
ls -l
where do i get man pages for -l as in
Code:
ls -l
 
Old 06-14-2012, 05:31 AM   #2
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-l is only an option. It will be listed under "man ls"

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Old 06-14-2012, 05:32 AM   #3
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a manpage just for one option??? what do you mean? all options for ls are detailed in the ls manpage. there is no other manpage.
 
Old 06-14-2012, 05:36 AM   #4
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If i say
Code:
man ls
i will get one of the options
Code:
  --block-size=SIZE
              use SIZE-byte blocks
if i need more info on
Code:
  --block-size=SIZE
              use SIZE-byte blocks
will i get ?

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Old 06-14-2012, 05:38 AM   #5
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just research it outside of the manpage. go google it. or ask here.
 
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Old 06-14-2012, 06:29 AM   #6
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The options you are talking about are switches use with the command to process the command accordingly.
 
Old 06-14-2012, 08:32 PM   #7
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Actually, the man page here http://linux.die.net/man/1/ls says
Code:
--block-size=SIZE
    use SIZE-byte blocks. See SIZE format below
Maybe you'd be better off using that and reading down to the relevant section?
 
  


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