Linux Man Pages


Linux man pages have been around since the beginning and help to explain what each command can do. Each man page should give you a general overview of the command, it's flags (options) and possibly an example of how to use it towards the bottom. Thank you for looking and visiting

Man Page Sections:

  • man1/ Section 1: General commands
  • man2/ Section 2: System calls
  • man3/ Section 3: Library functions
  • man4/ Section 4: Special files
  • man5/ Section 5: File formats and conventions
  • man6/ Section 6: Games and screensavers
  • man7/ Section 7: Miscellaneous
  • man8/ Section 8: System administration commands and daemons