January 3rd, 2013, 07:43 AM
On the assumption you are at a *nix shell prompt, you can always try the man command - just specify which command you are after,:
Some admins set up the man pages with key word searching, so you may be able, if you are not sure of the exact command, to find it with man -k
and a search word. I just tried man -k directory which showed some useful hits, but not a direct hit, I then tried
and lo ...
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helpztags (1) - generate the help tags file for directory
install-info (8) - create or update entry in Info dir file
ls (1) - list directory contents
mkdir (1) - make directories
mkfontdir (1) - create an index of X font files in a directory
mklost+found (8) - create a lost+found directory on a mounted Linux second extended file system
modprobe.conf (5) - Configuration file/directory for modprobe
mountpoint (1) - see if a directory is a mountpoint
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The moon on the one hand, the dawn on the other:
The moon is my sister, the dawn is my brother.
The moon on my left and the dawn on my right.
My brother, good morning: my sister, good night.
-- Hilaire Belloc