This package provides the man command. This utility is the primary way of examining the on-line help files (manual pages). Other utilities provided include the whatis and apropos commands for searching the manual page database, the manpath utility for determining the manual page search path, and the maintenance utilities mandb, catman, and zsoelim. This package uses the groff suite of programs to format and display the manual pages.
released on 16 February 2010
|License||Verified by||Verified on||Notes|
|GPLv2||Kelly Hopkins||19 February 2010|
|GPLv3orlater||Kelly Hopkins||19 February 2010|
Leaders and contributors
Resources and communication
|Developer||VCS Repository Webview||http://bzr.savannah.nongnu.org/r/man-db/trunk/|
|Bug Tracking||Bug Tracking||http://bugs.debian.org/man-db|
|Developer||VCS Repository Webview||http://bazaar.launchpad.net/~cjwatson/man-db/trunk/|
|Required to use||groff|
|Required to build||Perl|
This entry (in part or in whole) was last reviewed on 19 February 2010.
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