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LPIC I Exam Cram™ 2: Linux Professional Institute Certification Exams 101 and 102 by Ross Brunson

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Chapter 11. Using Linux and GNU Documentation

Terms you’ll need to understand:

Internet resources

Locate

man page

Newsgroups

Search

Techniques you’ll need to master:

Memorizing man page sections

Finding documentation on items

Finding source, binary, and man pages

Searching man pages

Identifying Internet resources

Using additional system documentation

One of the shortest objectives in the LPI certifications is documentation. This is deceptive because there will be a fair number of questions on the exam about finding help, using the man pages, and using other system commands to get more information on just about any object on the system.

The man Pages

One of the most informative and useful items on Linux systems is the set of man pages and associated ...

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