Reading documentation under RHEL

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Several ways to get help quickly. Need to get used to finding the missing info as fast as possible (I’m already pretty fast usually, but need to improve if possible)..

# whatis named named (8) - Internet domain name server named-checkconf (8) - named configuration file syntax checking tool named-checkzone (8) - zone file validity checking tool named.conf [named] (5) - configuration file for named

# apropos named Opcode (3pm) - Disable named opcodes when compiling perl code XML::DOM::NamedNodeMap (3pm) - A hash table interface for XML::DOM charnames (3pm) - define character names for eN{named} string literal escapes fifo (4) - first-in first-out special file, named pipe mkfifo (1) - make FIFOs (named pipes) mkfifo (3) - make a FIFO special file (a named pipe) named (8) - Internet domain name server named-checkconf (8) - named configuration file syntax checking tool named-checkzone (8) - zone file validity checking tool named.conf [named] (5) - configuration file for named named_selinux (8) - Security Enhanced Linux Policy for the Internet Name server (named) daemon sched_rr_get_interval (2) - get the SCHED_RR interval for the named process

man -k named returns more results than the previous command, search for the string in every man pages available

# man 8 named

# info named

Go under /usr/share/doc/package_name

command --help or command -h

Man pages sections : man 1 user applications man 2 system calls man 3 library calls man 4 special files man 5 file format man 6 games man 7 misc man 8 system administration




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