Provided by: coreutils_8.21-1ubuntu5_amd64
sync - flush file system buffers
Force changed blocks to disk, update the super block. --help display this help and exit --version output version information and exit
Written by Jim Meyering.
Report sync bugs to firstname.lastname@example.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 © 2013 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.
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.