Copyright (c) 1993 Michael Haardt (email@example.com), Fri Apr 2 11:32:09 MET DST 1993 and Copyright (C) 2007 Michael Kerrisk <firstname.lastname@example.org> %%%LICENSE_START(GPLv2+_DOC_FULL) This is free documentation; you can redistribute it and/or modify it under the terms of the GNU General Public License as published by the Free Software Foundation; either version 2 of the License, or (at your option) any later version. The GNU General Public License's references to "object code" and ...
NAMEintro - introduction to administration and privileged commands
DESCRIPTIONSection 8 of the manual describes commands which either can be or are used only by the superuser, like system-administration commands, daemons, and hardware-related commands.
As with the commands described in Section 1, the commands described in this section terminate with an exit status that indicates whether the command succeeded or failed. See intro(1) for more information.