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    Speaking UNIX: 10 great tools for any UNIX system

    My Favourite - Find a command with apropos

    UNIX has so many commands, it is easy to forget the name of a utility—especially if you do not use the tool frequently. If you find yourself scratching your head trying to recall a name, run apropos (or the equivalent man -k). For example, if you're hunting for a calculator, simply type apropos calculator:

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    superb. the whole series looks excellent.

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