apropos(1)                  General Commands Manual                 apropos(1)



NAME
       apropos - search the whatis database for strings

SYNOPSIS
       apropos keyword ...

DESCRIPTION
       apropos  searches a set of database files containing short descriptions
       of system commands for keywords and displays the result on the standard
       output.

AUTHOR
       John  W.  Eaton  was  the  original  author  of man.  Zeyd M. Ben-Halim
       released man 1.2, and Andries Brouwer followed  up  with  versions  1.3
       thru  1.5p.   Federico  Lucifredi  <flucifredi@acm.org>  is the current
       maintainer.

SEE ALSO
       whatis(1), man(1).



                              September 19, 2005                    apropos(1)
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