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apropos(1)									       apropos(1)

NAME
       apropos - search the whatis database for strings

SYNOPSIS
       apropos keyword ...

DESCRIPTION
       apropos	searches a set of database files containing short descriptions of system commands
       for keywords and displays the result on the standard output.

AUTHOR
       John W. Eaton was the original author of man.  Zeyd M. Ben-Halim  released  man	1.2,  and
       Andries	Brouwer  followed  up  with  versions  1.3  thru  1.5p.  Federico Lucifredi <flu-
       cifredi@acm.org> is the current maintainer.

SEE ALSO
       whatis(1), man(1).

					September 19, 2005			       apropos(1)
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