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Linux in a Nutshell

This directory of Linux commands is from Linux in a Nutshell, 5th Edition.

Click on any of the 687 commands below to get a description and list of available options. All links in the command summaries point to the online version of the book on Safari Bookshelf.

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manpath [options]

Attempt to determine path to manual pages. Check $MANPATH first; if that is not set, consult /etc/man.conf, user environment variables, and the current working directory. The manpath command is a symbolic link to man, but most of the options are ignored for manpath.


-d, --debug

Print debugging information.


Print help message and then exit.

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