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Learn searching and navigating in man like a boss

Terminal - Learn searching and navigating in man like a boss
man <command> then type h
2011-10-16 09:49:56
User: stanix
Functions: man type
Learn searching and navigating in man like a boss

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many key bindings are the same as vi. the info command often provides more info - no pun intended - than man does, but it uses mostly emacs key bindings.

Comment by linuxrawkstar 182 weeks and 6 days ago

But man does NOT have it's own key bindings!

It uses whatever $PAGER you may have set or default pager command, and hitting h does nothing in the one I'm using (lv).

This entry was probably meant for less users and doesn't have anything to do with man. Oh, and you can get description of less keys using

man less
Comment by mwgamera 182 weeks and 6 days ago

Yes, that is true, mwgamera. Man uses whatever pager is in $PAGER env variable. This is pretty much always less, but sometimes it can be more. Other than that, you probably are looking at a custom setup and you already know what pageryou chose.

Comment by linuxrawkstar 182 weeks and 5 days ago

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