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Old 05-15-2011, 02:24 AM   #1
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What does the au command do?
Old 05-15-2011, 02:34 AM   #2
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Hello and welcome to LinuxQuestions,

Never heard of that command, where did you encounter it? Can you explain a bit further in what environment you found it? Also, when asking a question it's always a very good idea to include the distro and version you are using. Have fun with Linux.

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Also, please use threads that describe the problem you're having, as you're told to when posting threads.
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A is next to s, I believe op meant "su"
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Any command you have a question about you can always type in "man <command>" and it will tell you every thing about it. Unfortuantly "au" is not a command.
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Originally Posted by hsntareq View Post
What does the au command do?
Well I don't know, but i know a man who does. If it is really 'au', then

man au

would give you a man page. If it isn't au, you'd have to replace 'au' with the real string concerned.
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Originally Posted by salasi View Post
Well I don't know, but i know a man who does.

... Nice


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