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If you want to check out an advised command, you can often do that with the online manual pages. For example -
Will describe that one.
You can also search the man pages if they're indexed, and see the list of possible commands of interest, using the k flag. For example -
man -k directory
It's been forever since I've indexed man pages that I've forgotten how.
If man -k doesn't work for you, and no one else knows, try:
And see if it's mentioned there.