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Old 04-01-2005, 06:48 AM   #1
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How can one view the linux man pages under Microsoft Windows?


How can one view the linux man pages under Microsoft Windows?
I want to print some linux manual pages, but couldn't setup the network printer.
Therefore I was wondering if there is some man pages editor or viewer for Microsoft Windows.

Any help is appreciated
 
Old 04-01-2005, 06:52 AM   #2
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man.linuxquestions.org

there online

there are various sites were you can print from
 
Old 04-01-2005, 06:52 AM   #3
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Man pages are avaliable on-line

http://man.linuxquestions.org
 
Old 04-04-2005, 04:35 AM   #4
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Well, and if you don't have Internet connection?
I'm investigating a solution includinng some ghost stuff, but it seems complicated.
Anyways 10x for the links.
 
Old 04-04-2005, 07:28 AM   #5
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go in to /usr/man and copy these dirs somewhere you can access it from windows
or get it from your cd with your distro on it

/usr/man/man1
/usr/man/man2
.
.
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in these directories you'll find files like uname.1.gz
unzip with winzip and open the file with a text-editor that can handlle troff-documents
 
Old 04-04-2005, 09:03 AM   #6
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You could do the following
Code:
$man manpagename | col -b -x > manpagename.txt
Replace "manpagename" with the command that you want to access the man page. A text file is the end result and you can print that from Windows or store it on some other drive etc.
 
Old 04-04-2005, 07:56 PM   #7
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Originally posted by thermite_1033
man.linuxquestions.org
i didnt know about that link

i always searched google
 
Old 05-16-2005, 10:59 PM   #8
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open the file with a text-editor that can handlle troff-documents
what text-editor can do it?
 
Old 02-06-2007, 10:30 AM   #9
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There is a win32 port of DeRoff in GnuWin32. It removes roff constructs from documents.
 
  


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