Show a Command's Short Description

whatis [command-name]
The whatis command displays a short description for the command you list on the command line. It is useful to quickly learn what a command does
Sample Output
$ whatis w who users
w                    (1)  - Show who is logged on and what they are doing
who                  (1)  - show who is logged on
who                  (1p)  - display who is on the system
users                (1)  - print the user names of users currently logged in to the current host

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By: haivu
2009-04-02 17:30:13

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