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MAN(1)							      General Commands Manual							    MAN(1)

NAME
man - print out the manual SYNOPSIS
man [ - ] [ -a ] [ -M path ] [ section ] title ... DESCRIPTION
Man is the program which provides on-line access to the UNIX manual. If a section specifier is given, man looks in that section of the manual for the given title(s). Section is either an Arabic section number (``3'' for example), or one of the words ``local'', ``new,'' or ``old''. (The abbreviations ``l'', ``n'', and ``o'' are also allowed.) If section is omitted, man searches all sections of the manual, giving preference to commands over library subroutines, and displays the first manual page it finds, if any. If the -a option is supplied, man displays all applicable manual pages. Normally man checks in standard locations (/usr/man and /usr/local/man) for manual information. This can be changed by supplying a search path (a la the Bourne shell) with the -M flag. The search path is a colon (``:'') separated list of directories in which man expects to find the standard manual subdirectories. This search path can also be set with the environmental variable MANPATH. Since some manual pages are intended for use only on certain machines, man only searches those directories applicable to the current machine. Man's determination of the current machine type can be overridden by setting the environmental variable MACHINE. If the standard output is a teletype, and the - flag is not provided, man uses more(1), or the pager provided by the environmental variable PAGER, to display the manual page. The FORTRAN version of section 3 of the manual may be specified by supplying man with the section ``3f''. Also, a specific section of the local manual may be specified by appending a number to the section, i.e. ``l5'' would indicate section 5 of the local manual. FILES
/usr/man standard manual area /usr/man/cat?/* directories containing standard manual pages /usr/local/man/cat?/* directories containing local manual pages /usr/src/man directories containing unformatted manual pages SEE ALSO
apropos(1), more(1), whatis(1), whereis(1) BUGS
The manual is supposed to be reproducible either on the phototypesetter or on a typewriter, however, on a typewriter, some information is necessarily lost. 4th Berkeley Distribution April 19, 1988 MAN(1)

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MAN.CONF(5)                                                     File Formats Manual                                                    MAN.CONF(5)

NAME
man.conf - configuration file for man DESCRIPTION
This is the configuration file for the man(1), apropos(1), and makewhatis(8) utilities. Its presence, and all directives, are optional. This file is an ASCII text file. Leading whitespace on lines, lines starting with '#', and blank lines are ignored. Words are separated by whitespace. The first word on each line is the name of a configuration directive. The following directives are supported: manpath path Override the default search path for man(1), apropos(1), and makewhatis(8). It can be used multiple times to specify multiple paths, with the order determining the manual page search order. Each path is a tree containing subdirectories whose names consist of the strings 'man' and/or 'cat' followed by the names of sections, usually single digits. The former are supposed to contain unformatted manual pages in mdoc(7) and/or man(7) format; file names should end with the name of the section preceded by a dot. The latter should contain preformatted manual pages; file names should end with '.0'. Creating a mandoc.db(5) database with makewhatis(8) in each directory configured with manpath is recommended and necessary for apropos(1) to work, but not strictly required for man(1). output option [value] Configure the default value of an output option. These directives are overridden by the -O command line options of the same names. For details, see the mandoc(1) manual. option value used by -T fragment none html includes string html indent integer ascii, utf8 man string html paper string ps, pdf style string html width integer ascii, utf8 _whatdb path/whatis.db This directive provides the same functionality as manpath, but using a historic and misleading syntax. It is kept for backward compatibility for now, but will eventually be removed. FILES
/etc/man.conf EXAMPLES
The following configuration file reproduces the defaults: installing it is equivalent to not having a man.conf file at all. manpath /usr/share/man manpath /usr/X11R6/man manpath /usr/local/man SEE ALSO
apropos(1), man(1), makewhatis(8) HISTORY
A relatively complicated man.conf file format first appeared in 4.3BSD-Reno. For OpenBSD 5.8, it was redesigned from scratch, aiming for simplicity. AUTHORS
Ingo Schwarze <schwarze@openbsd.org> Debian December 28, 2016 MAN.CONF(5)

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