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Basic Linux Command Example: 

 

Get help on Linux null Command.

 

   The command example below show how to get null ( : ) command manual or help on Linux null command using shell command.

 

Get Linux null : command help

 

  Execute help command and the name of Linux command that we want the help file, the example below we execute help command with -m option to get the help for null command using the manpage format.

Linux null command

[linux@fedora11 ~]$ help -m :

NAME

    : - Null command.

 

SYNOPSIS

    :

 

DESCRIPTION

    Null command.

 

    No effect; the command does nothing.

 

    Exit Status:

    Always succeeds.

 

SEE ALSO

    bash(1)

 

IMPLEMENTATION

    GNU bash, version 4.0.16(1)-release (i386-redhat-linux-gnu)

    Copyright (C) 2009 Free Software Foundation, Inc.

    License GPLv3+: GNU GPL version 3 or later <http://gnu.org/licenses/gpl.html>

 

[linux@fedora11 ~]$

 

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