Gman

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gman

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GUI for the man system

Gman is a user-friendly graphical front end for the man system mostly designed for the new users of GNU/Linux. It can help a newbie find specific information or browse other man pages. It is particularly useful as a replacement for xman. Gman's most basic job is to build a database for all the man pages and display them (or part of them) as a list. When the user decides to read a specific man page, gman will launch a xterm window and call the traditional man system to display the man page in the window.




Licensing

LicenseVerified byVerified onNotes
License:GPLv2Kelly Hopkins30 May 2001



Leaders and contributors

Contact(s)Role
Xinkai Wang Maintainer
Josip Rodin <jrodin@jagor.srce.hr Contributor


Resources and communication

AudienceResource typeURI
Bug Tracking,Developer,SupportE-mailmailto:aakwxk@hotmail.com


Software prerequisites

KindDescription
Required to buildGTK+ 1.2.3 or above

This entry (in part or in whole) was last reviewed on 8 April 2009.



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