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Monday, March 05, 2007

various ways of reading man pages

There are many ways to read man pages in Debian.

  1. man pagename
  2. In konqueror, man:pagename
  3. In vim, :Man pagename
  4. use vman, wman as described in Using vim as a man page reader
  5. In emacs, M-x man
  6. Install man2html and then go to http://localhost/cgi-bin/man/man2html in any browser
  7. xman -notopbox -bothshown &

1 comment:

Deboo said...

In emacs, you can also use M-x woman to erad manpages. It's prettier than simple man pages. It uses colors. Nice thing is that you can use tab-completion for man pages here which you can't on the shell.

Regards,
Deboo

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