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WHEREIS(1)                   BSD Reference Manual                   WHEREIS(1)

NAME
     whereis - locate programs

SYNOPSIS
     whereis [program ...]

DESCRIPTION
     The whereis utility checks the standard binary directories for the speci-
     fied programs, printing out the paths of any it finds.

     The path searched is the string returned by the sysctl(8) utility for the
     ``user.cs_path'' string.

SEE ALSO
     sysctl(8)

COMPATIBILITY
     The historic flags and arguments for the whereis utility are no longer
     available in this version.

HISTORY
     The whereis command appeared in 3.0BSD.

3rd Berkeley Distribution       April 27, 1995                               1