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Linux in a Nutshell, 6th Edition by Robert Love, Stephen Figgins, Ellen Siever, Arnold Robbins

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Name

factor

Synopsis

factor [options] n

Calculate and display the prime factors of number n, which must be a positive integer. If n is not specified, numbers are read from standard input, separated by commas, spaces, or tabs.

Options

--help

Display help information.

--version

Display version information.

Example:

user@systemname:˜> factor 60
60: 2, 2, 3 5

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