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For Ubuntu derivatives, the canonical place is http://manpages.ubuntu.com1. For Debian, it's http://manpages.debian.org. For Linux system calls, and other kernel-related things, http://man7.org is apparently generated from the docs. For a variety of systems, especially CentOS and a number of BSD and Unix systems, http://freebsd.org/cgi/man.cgi is an ...


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For general UNIX and POSIX things, OpenBSD is often regarded as having the best documentation; and FreeBSD is a great choice, too. The quickest way to link to either is through http://mdoc.su/, which provides a semantic URL namespace for man-pages, and ensures that you get a quick and canonical URL that you don't have to look up and/or copy/paste prior to ...


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Manuals that are installed on my system document the behaviour of my system. Manuals found on a web site does not document the behaviour of my system. Therefore, I tend to say "see the manual for xxxx on your system" and then possibly link to the relevant POSIX document if the question is about a POSIX utility or interface and if the POSIX behaviour is ...


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Yes, Linux man-pages project is good. You can refer linuxcommand.org where you can find manpages for Fedora Core 4 by alphabetical index or function. Example: manpage for man : man(1) You can also refer ss64.com which contains some A-Z index of Bash commands.


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