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Old 06-15-2004, 02:20 PM   #1
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How do I know where the man pages are?

I was trying to find these "man pages" that I'm always being referred to. But does anyone know where or how I can find these files?
I'm very new to linux and am using fedora 2. I'm also not sure of most of the file extensions as they are very different to the Windows world that I come from.

If anyone could help me out with the very silly problem that would be great.
I figure if someone has taken the time and effort to write a tutorial and or man page(s) and they recommend that you read it before doing anything else will, being a newbie and all, well I'm reading!!! :-).

Old 06-15-2004, 02:22 PM   #2
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You should just be able to type in "man whatever" where "whatever" is the man page you're looking for. Also, since you're on Fedora, you can do a "locate man | more" and see where all the man pages are actually sitting on your hard drive. (Does that help?)


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