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Old 04-19-2009, 12:35 PM   #1
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In what directory are all the man pages files located?
Old 04-19-2009, 12:38 PM   #2
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Most of them are in /usr/man, then in either man1, man2, mann depending on which manpage you want.
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Some software builds have /usr/local as the target location defined by default. In that case the associated man pages go into /usr/local/man.

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Old 04-19-2009, 04:41 PM   #4
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If you have the MANPATH variable in your environment, then that specifies the directories to search.
This is mine:
berhanie@machine:~$ echo $MANPATH
It can be overridden, though. For a complete picture:
man man


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