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Old 09-21-2002, 09:33 AM   #1
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Unhappy Xman Error: no manual page found

this is the error i m getting on trying to run xman...
man works fine anyway...any idea...

system: freshly installed RH7.3
Old 09-22-2002, 07:36 PM   #2
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Are they installed ?? What exactly are you typing to try and bring up xman ? Are you trying to specify a particular man page or just typing xman ??

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Old 09-23-2002, 07:02 AM   #3
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yeah...the man pages are installed cos man command works
fine (if this is what u meant)...
i m trying to start it from command prompt just by
typing "xman"...
Old 01-13-2003, 09:58 AM   #4
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Xman edit the profile

I use Redhat 7.3 myself.
You should edit your /etc/profile
and put in the next line :

(add your other man pages here to)

export MANPATH
(there should already be an export line in there so add MANPATH to the list)

this part is done.
If you don't want to reboot just type :

source /etc/profile

Now you can use xman with manpages.


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