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fixing man

seems like man -k is doing about nothing and has nothing in the database.

How can I fix this?


Re: fixing man

Reply #2
[www3 ~]# pacman -Ss man-db
system/man-db 2.7.6.1-2 (base) [installed]
    A utility for reading man pages


yeah, it iust seems like a broken package

www3 ~]# man -k vim
vim: nothing appropriate.

Re: fixing man

Reply #3
this is not something I really want to dig in an fix, either.  I've tacked init.d scrips, pam settings auth, root access, vim settings, networking without Network Manager, and I still have Xorg to go.  Man pages have worked since slackware .

Re: fixing man

Reply #4
[www3 ~]# pacman -Ss man-db
system/man-db 2.7.6.1-2 (base) [installed]
    A utility for reading man pages


yeah, it iust seems like a broken package

www3 ~]# man -k vim
vim: nothing appropriate.

Please try running sudo mandb
If I can hit that bullseye, the rest of the dominoes will fall like a house of cards. Checkmate!

Re: fixing man

Reply #5
excellent!  learn something new every day