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Authored by: rammjet on Jul 07, '03 12:00:07PM

If you read the Manserver pages carefully, you will see that it can spawn its own web server.

If you put Manserver into one of the bin directories, then run the command:

manserver -s

You can access the man pages with this URL:

http://127.0.0.1:8888/

or, to find a particular man page for, say, the "find" command, then use this URL:

http://127.0.0.1:8888/find

No need to fire up Apache if you don't want to.



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Authored by: maise on Jul 07, '03 04:11:53PM

i dont find manserver on my system, what is the path to manserver ?



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Authored by: mprewitt on Jul 07, '03 06:38:27PM

I believe "manserver -s" is a reference to the file you just downloaded. So if you renamed it "man" (as the example suggested), it would be "man -s". But I haven't tried this, so someone correct me if I'm wrong.



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Authored by: seb2 on Jul 07, '03 07:42:20PM

That's exactly it.



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