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apropos(1)						      General Commands Manual							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 stan- dard output.
SEE ALSO
whatis(1), man(1). Jan 15, 1991 apropos(1)