Tag: man

Accessing Man Pages on Ubuntu 16.04 LTS

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Having access to Ubuntu manual (man) pages on your server is a pretty essential asset to be familiar with. If you're not familiar with man pages, documentation is provided with software packages on Unix systems. They provide a sort of manual for applications, services, and system resources. You can learn more about man pages in our introductory article. By default on Ubuntu-based servers, this command is not provided. Since it's a great tool to have access to, this article will help you install man pages if you do not already have them.

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What are man pages?

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When you buy a new tool, piece of equipment, or hardware device, in the box you’ll find a useful manual. The manual covers various methods to use device, safety procedures and troubleshooting tips. These manual books are an invaluable knowledge tool when learning to use new equipment – what about computers though?

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7 Extremely Useful Linux Commands for Beginners

ls : What's in This Directory?

The command ls stands for list directory contents. And, cleverly, it will do just that: list a directory's contents! Using it with -F will give a list of the directories contents, and denote items that are other directories with a trailing /.

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