Following are examples of the typographical and graphic conventions used in this guide:
utility program names,
standard names, and
Variables, environment variables, and metasyntactic variables.
and then shown this way.
Commands that are entered by the user are preceded in this manual by the characters ‘$ ’ (dollar sign followed by space). If your system uses this sequence as a prompt, then the commands will appear exactly as you see them in the manual. If your system uses some other prompt, then the command will appear with the ‘$’ replaced by whatever prompt character you are using.