Linux "info" Command Line Options and Examples
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Read documentation in Info format.


info [OPTION]... [MENU-ITEM...]

Command Line Options:

use all matching manuals
info -a ...
look up STRING in all indices of all manuals
info -k ...
info -d ...
specify Info manual to visit
info -f ...
display this help and exit
info -h ...
go to node pointed by index entry STRING
info --index-search ...
specify nodes in first visited Info file
info -n ...
output selected nodes to FILE
info -o ...
go to command-line options node
info -O ...
recursively output menu items
info --subnodes ...
assign VALUE to Info variable VAR
info -v ...
display version information and exit
info --version ...
print physical location of Info fileThe first non-option argument, if present, is the menu entry to start from; it is searched for in all 'dir' files along INFOPATH. Ifit is not present, info merges all 'dir' files and shows the result. Any remaining arguments are treated as the names of menu itemsrelative to the initial node visited.For a summary of key bindings, type H within Info.EXAMPLESinfo show top-level dir menuinfo info-stndshow the manual for this Info programinfo emacsstart at emacs node from top-level dirinfo emacs buffersselect buffers menu entry in emacs manualinfo emacs -n Filesstart at Files node within emacs manualinfo '(emacs)Files'alternative way to start at Files nodeinfo --show-options emacsstart at node with emacs' command line optionsinfo --subnodes -o out.txt emacsdump entire emacs manual to out.txtinfo -f ./foo.infoshow file ./, not searching dirREPORTING BUGSEmail bug reports to, general questions and discussion to home page: © 2017 Free Software Foundation, Inc. License GPLv3+: GNU GPL version 3 or later <>This is free software: you are free to change and redistribute it. There is NO WARRANTY, to the extent permitted by law.
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