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Old 06-12-2005, 11:16 AM   #1
synaptical
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man pages?


can anyone tell me what packages i need in debian to get man pages? when i try man now, i get this:

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jeff@moe:~ $ man ls
No manual entry for ls
See 'man 7 undocumented' for help when manual pages are not available.
jeff@moe:~ $ man 7 undocumented
No manual entry for undocumented in section 7
jeff@moe:~ $
i tried searching the debian packages for man pages, but whenever i enter more than 2 words in the search field, it returns a page that says, "Error: keyword not valid or missing." i looked through the results of "man" and "pages" searched separately, but i can't determine what i need. i already have the manpages package.

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root@moe:/home/jeff # apt-get install manpages
Reading Package Lists... Done
Building Dependency Tree... Done
manpages is already the newest version.
0 upgraded, 0 newly installed, 0 to remove and 0 not upgraded.
 
Old 06-12-2005, 12:24 PM   #2
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try man 7 ls
 
Old 06-12-2005, 12:28 PM   #3
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Originally posted by marghorp
try man 7 ls
jeff@moe:~ $ man 7 ls
No manual entry for ls in section 7
See 'man 7 undocumented' for help when manual pages are not available.


still


p.s. i have info pages, but i prefer man pages for quicker scanning.

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Old 06-13-2005, 09:59 AM   #4
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BUMP for the monday morning crowd
 
Old 06-13-2005, 09:16 PM   #5
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problem solved. i had switched root and my user to custom .bashrc files, and i just had to add some locations to the man pages path.
 
  


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