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Ubuntu Unleashed 2013 Edition: Covering 12.10 and 13.04, Eighth Edition by Matthew Helmke

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Using apropros

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 ...

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