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apropos(1)                                                          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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