apropos in Mac OS X

By: Strauss K  

Search the whatis database for strings.

      apropos keyword ...

The whatis database is a set of database files containing short descriptions of system commands for keywords. apropos searches this database and displays the result on standard output.


List all the man(1) and man(8) commands 
$ apropos ' ' | egrep '\(1\)|\(8\)'

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