Section 8 of the manual describes commands which either can be or are
only used by the superuser, like system-administration commands, dae-
mons, and hardware-related commands.
As with the commands in described 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.
Authors and Copyright Conditions
Look at the header of the manual page source for the author(s) and
copyright conditions. Note that these can be different from page to
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