GNU/Linux Command – INFO

info – Display documentation in Info format.

In attidion to Man page, some commands comes with a detail manual pages, called info pages, which is in info format. This info command provides Menu, Search, Corss-Ref and many other facilities. Press ? to get on-line info help.
$ info -- List all info pages available in the system.  $ info emacs -- Show Emacs info page. (See man emacs, to feel the difference)  $ info --show-options gcc -- Show the GCC command line options  $ pinfo libc -- Curses based lynx-style info browser.  Info files location: /usr/share/info/
Read: info info, info pinfo

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