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Old 10-24-2002, 09:29 AM   #1
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Question Man Pages (Linux 7.2) -- Disappeared

Something strange happened on my way to fooling around with the dump command this morning. I am in the process of writing a script for backups, and was referring back to the man pages. Now for some strange reason, "I'm sure I had something to do with it" I cannot retrieve any information from man on any and all subject matters.

Example: man dump

Response: No manual entry for dump

Is there a quick way I can once again get my man pages working?

Thanks in advance.
Old 10-24-2002, 01:41 PM   #2
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check and see what what the manpath is:

also make sure that the man page for dump ( for 7.2 it should be /usr/share/man/man8/dump.8.gz ) I think.

now see if man -w finds the said file.


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