Linux/ Unix Bash Shell: Getting Help

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Learn how to get help with Linux/Unix bash shell commands.

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1. Use help to read help documents for built in bash shell commands.

2. Use man to interface with the online reference manuals for shell commands.

3. Use man to search man pages for unknown commands


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