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Format and display manual pages. More information: https://www.man7.org/linux/man-pages/man1/man.1.html.

  • Display the man page for a command:

man {{command}}

  • Display the man page for a command from section 7:

man {{command}}.{{7}}

  • Display the path searched for manpages:

man --path

  • Display the location of a manpage rather than the manpage itself:

man -w {{command}}

  • Display the man page using a specific locale:

man {{command}} --locale={{locale}}

  • Search for manpages containing a search string:

man -k "{{search_string}}"