Provided by: coreutils_8.5-1ubuntu6_i386 bug

NAME

       sync - flush file system buffers

SYNOPSIS

       sync [OPTION]

DESCRIPTION

       Force changed blocks to disk, update the super block.

       --help display this help and exit

       --version
              output version information and exit

AUTHOR

       Written by Jim Meyering.

REPORTING BUGS

       Report sync bugs to bug-coreutils@gnu.org
       GNU coreutils home page: <http://www.gnu.org/software/coreutils/>
       General help using GNU software: <http://www.gnu.org/gethelp/>
       Report sync translation bugs to <http://translationproject.org/team/>

COPYRIGHT

       Copyright  (C) 2010 Free Software Foundation, Inc.  License GPLv3+: GNU
       GPL version 3 or later <http://gnu.org/licenses/gpl.html>.
       This is free software: you are free  to  change  and  redistribute  it.
       There is NO WARRANTY, to the extent permitted by law.

SEE ALSO

       sync(2)

       The  full documentation for sync is maintained as a Texinfo manual.  If
       the info and sync programs are properly installed  at  your  site,  the
       command

              info coreutils 'sync invocation'

       should give you access to the complete manual.