Definitions

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  • noun computing, Unix A block of user documentation.

Etymologies

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man (short for manual and a Unix command to display help pages) and page.

Examples

  • The git-svn manpage thoroughly describes how to handle other cases such as nonstandard layouts, importing only a few revisions, sharing exported repositories, and so on.

    Develop with Git on a Google Code Project

  • Apple already has the ability to support multiple archs in application bundles this is an ability they have had since NeXT days check the manpage of ditto in a Terminal session on a Mac to understand this and kept around when OS X was forged.

    Steve Jobs, like Howard Hughes, Mystifies

  • You can check the mount manpage for a summary; see section 5.1 on page [*].

    Debian GNU/Linux : Guide to Installation and Usage

  • · Add iter_recipes. combinations from python2. 6 manpage of itertools

    Softpedia - Windows - All

  • He has a video that demonstrates adding a custom manpages. ubuntu.com to Chromium's search engines, such that you can type something like "man kvm" in your browser's URL bar, and go straight to the HTML rendering of the kvm manpage!

    Ubuntu Forums

  • After about three minutes in its manpage, I figured it's "unwieldy crap", and started writing my own mailbox search engine in Python, based on whoosh.

    Planet Python

  • Fortunately, after a couple of days of mellow hacking, and having learned of the horrors that are email algorithm (email just sucks, you know?), it dawned on me that I'm slowly changing my design thus that I'm bloody rewriting mairix, so I ditched my effort, spent a few more minutes reading mairix's manpage and not dismissing it unconsciously all the time as crap and realized it's exactly what I needed.

    Planet Python

  • If you've ever had to stop and check the manpage to get your crontab syntax correct (I find that I just don't create new entries often enough to keep the information in my head), you may find it quicker to use this Web site instead.

    Linux Today

  • Note: the - e option gives me an error even though syntax is correct according to the manpage, but if I leave it out, it works fine:

    LinuxQuestions.org

  • Note: the - e option gives me an error even though syntax is correct according to the manpage, but if I leave it out, it works fine:

    LinuxQuestions.org

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