Linux, like UNIX, is a self-documenting system, with man pages accessible through the
man command. Linux offers many other helpful commands for accessing its documentation. You can use the
apropos command (for example, with a keyword such as
partition) to find commands related to partitioning, like this:
matthew@seymour:~$ apropos partitionaddpart (8) - Simple wrapper around the "add partition" ioctlall-swaps (7) - Event signaling that all swap partitions have been ac...cfdisk (8) - Curses/slang based disk partition table manipulator fo...delpart (8) - Simple wrapper around the "del partition" ioctlfdisk (8) - Partition table manipulator for Linuxgparted (8) - Gnome partition ...