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Package: gman (0.9.3-5.1) [universe]

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Please consider filing a bug or asking a question via Launchpad before contacting the maintainer directly.

Original Maintainer (usually from Debian):

  • Josip Rodin

It should generally not be necessary for users to contact the original maintainer.

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small man(1) front-end for X

Gman is a simple front-end for the manual page system. The most basic job of gman is to build a database for all the man pages and display them (or part of them) on the screen. When user decides to read a man page, gman will launch an external viewer to display the manual page. More than one external viewer windows can be launched at the same time.

The default manual page viewer is a terminal window with the original man(1). It can also launch gv, or a link to a CGI script which utilizes man2html, for viewing manual pages using a web browser.

There is an index search function to look for the man pages that one needs. It's simple, but it's useful.

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Architecture Package Size Installed Size Files
i386 37.2 kB160.0 kB [list of files]