man, if man -the command- not working properly

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man, if man -the command- not working properly

Post by caveman »


just some general info - which
a) took me a while to figure out
b) even longer to remember how to fix
c) some time to find the name of the command

if "man -k", apropos etc. don't work
remember to run "makewhatis" to update the whatis database

and yea - update every so often to update with new man pages

Hope this helps someone having hassles;)

Found the whatis database was empty after installing FC3... :shock:
might be something I didn't do right, right? :oops:

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