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Old 09-09-2009, 01:09 AM   #1
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Unhappy man pages not displayed


hey there!!!
when i input man <cmd>.....it's saying formatting pages....n then it is displaying blank page......plz help!!!!thanx in advance
 
Old 09-09-2009, 01:14 AM   #2
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What distro are you using, how did you install, what environment
(full screen console, KDE with konsole, fluxbox with rxvt, ...)
are you having that problem in?



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Old 09-09-2009, 01:22 AM   #3
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hmmmm.....am using rhel4,gnome environment and i installed it on VMWare using ISO image
 
Old 09-09-2009, 01:27 AM   #4
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And the install was a "complete" installation? What happens
when you switch to a full-screen console (e.g., press Ctrl+Alt+F1)
and log in there? Do you get a man-page displayed, to you get
any errors at all?



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Old 09-12-2009, 11:49 PM   #5
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it ain't displaying there too....yeah it was a complete insltallation
 
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What happens when you try to pipe the man-page into less?

E.g.,
Code:
man man| less

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Old 09-18-2009, 04:22 AM   #7
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What happens when you try to pipe the man-page into less?

E.g.,
Code:
man man| less

Cheers,
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this ain't working too.......man cmd just shows blank page
but if i type info <cmd> then it displays..why so????
 
  


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