Section: Linux Programmer's Manual (8)
Section 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 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
This page is part of release 3.74 of the Linux man-pages project. A description of the project, information about reporting bugs, and the latest version of this page, can be found at http://www.kernel.org/doc/man-pages/.