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What are the numbers in parentheses in the names of unix tools? [duplicate]

What are the numbers in parentheses in the names of unix tools? [duplicate]

I'm talking about, e.g. in the git Manual pages, on the git(1) page,

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Guest [Entry]

"There are different sections of the man pages:

1 General commands
2 System calls
3 C library functions
4 Special files (usually devices, those found in /dev) and drivers
5 File formats and conventions
6 Games and screensavers
7 Miscellanea
8 System administration commands and daemons

git(1) would be explaining the usage of the command, gittutorial(7) would be miscellaneous information."