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whereis(1)                BSD General Commands Manual               whereis(1)


NAME

     whereis -- locate programs


SYNOPSIS

     whereis [program ...]


DESCRIPTION

     The whereis utility checks the standard binary directories for the speci-
     fied programs, printing out the paths of any it finds.

     The path searched is the string returned by the sysctl(8) utility for the
     ``user.cs_path'' string.


SEE ALSO

     find(1), locate(1), man(1), which(1), sysctl(8)


COMPATIBILITY

     The historic flags and arguments for the whereis utility are no longer
     available in this version.


HISTORY

     The whereis command appeared in 3.0BSD.

BSD                             April 27, 1995                             BSD

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