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Man page suite used to read GNU/Linux documentation

The man pager suite (man, apropos, and whatis) contains programs used to read most of the documentation on a GNU/ Linux system. The whatis and apropos programs are used to find documentation related to a particular subject.


Download version 1.6g (stable)
released on 31 December 2010


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LicenseVerified byVerified onNotes
License:GPLv2orlaterDeborah Nicholson9 July 2008

Leaders and contributors

Federico Lucifredi Maintainer

Resources and communication

AudienceResource typeURI
Bug Tracking,Developer,

Software prerequisites

Weak prerequisiteglimpse

This entry (in part or in whole) was last reviewed on 19 March 2012.


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