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

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Using whereis

To find a command and its documentation, you can use the whereis command. For example, if you are looking for the fdisk command, you can do this:

matthew@seymour:~$ whereis fdiskfdisk: /sbin/fdisk /usr/share/man/man8/fdisk.8.gz

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