You can read through this:
Which is informative and step-by-step, but long....look especially at chapter 2 and the manpath command to figure out where the man page information is stored.
I also found this package:
Which may simplify things for you. I am not sure how up-to-date it is...if you are using a debian-based distribution, you may be able to install it easily using synaptic, if it is still supported. I just looked...it was last updated Feb. 2007, so it is pretty up to date..