factor - prints prime factors
This manual page documents briefly the GNU factor
command. This manual page was written for the Debian
GNU/Linux distribution (but may be used by others), because
the original program does not have a manual page. Instead,
it has documentation in the GNU Info format; see
factor prints prime factors of a number. If no NUMBER
is specified on the command line, factor reads
numbers from standard input, delimited by newlines, tabs, or
The programs follow the usual GNU command line syntax, with
long options starting with two dashes (`-'). A summary of
options are included below. For a complete description, see
the Info files.
Show summary of options.
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This program is documented fully by Shell utilities:
(sh-utils), GNU shell utilities, available via the Info
This manual page was written by Galen Hazelwood, for the
Debian GNU/Linux system.