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Re: Another list? (was Linux vs. NT Security contest)



> > 
> > Try:
> > man -k <keyword>
> > apropos <keyword>
> > 
> > --
> > 
> > vix
> 
> Unfortunately, finding the right keyword can sometimes be like playing
> the thesaurus game (or finding something in the yellow pages without the
> hints). And sometimes the keyword can be too general to be useful. Man
> requires a clue. Not everyone (self included) has enough of a clue about
> everything they might want to look up to be able to effectively use man. 
> 
> Justin
> 

One useful pattern:
do
	1. man -k keyword | more
	2. man some_command
	3. follow link(s) in "SEE ALSO" section
while (!found);


-- 

vix