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The git(1) manual page says:

See gittutorial(7) to get started, then see Everyday Git[1]
for a useful minimum set of commands. The Git User’s Manual[2] 
has a more in-depth introduction.

Where is either "Everyday Git[1]" or "Git User's Manual[2]"?

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The links can be found at the very end of the man page:

    1. Git User’s Manual
       file:///usr/local/share/doc/git/user-manual.html

    2. Git concepts chapter of the user-manual
       file:///usr/local/share/doc/git/user-manual.html#git-concepts

    3. howto
       file:///usr/local/share/doc/git/howto-index.html

    4. Git API documentation
       file:///usr/local/share/doc/git/technical/api-index.html

    5. git@vger.kernel.org
       mailto:git@vger.kernel.org

The [number] notation usually means that it references some document, and at the end of (page,document,...) you can find location of these documents. I encourage you to look around more before asking the question ;)

  • Thank you so much for both your answer and patient advice! I didn't understand this notation and just can't express my foolish! – Charlie Forthmount Aug 9 '16 at 9:28
  • @IsaacShee You're welcome. – MatthewRock Aug 9 '16 at 10:00

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