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|1||Executable programs or shell commands.|
|2||System calls (functions provided by the kernel)|
|3||Library calls (functions within program libraries)|
|4||Special files (usually found in /dev)|
|5||File formats and conventions eg /etc/passwd|
|7||Miscellaneous (including macro packages and conventions).|
|8||System administration commands (usually only for root)|
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