Linux.com: FirstStep: Getting Started with Man PagesApr 07, 2001, 19:00 (11 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Marc Baker)
"One area that Linux excels in is free documentation. Some documentation formats have already been written about on Linux.com such as: HOW-TOs, Guides and FAQ's. In this introductory article we will delve into the world of Man Pages."
"Man Pages (short for manual pages) are a standard form of
documentation found on most distributions of Linux and Unix. They
are broken up into 9 sections as follows: