Opened 9 years ago

Closed 9 years ago

#5725 closed enhancement (duplicate)

Manual files missing in Terminal // man: command not found

Reported by: Kityoko Owned by: sj
Priority: normal Milestone: Future Release
Component: library Version: Build 650
Keywords: Cc: sj, katie
Blocked By: Blocking:
Deployments affected: Action Needed:
Verified: no


bash: man: command not found

I tried to use the man command as described by several online sources, but Sugar doesn't recognize the request.

It would be nice if man worked, so that kids using Terminal could find the syntax and descriptions of what commands do.

Change History (4)

comment:1 Changed 9 years ago by jg

  • Cc sj added
  • Keywords missing manual files man terminal command removed
  • Milestone changed from Never Assigned to Future Release

Some sort of placeholder man command should happen...

I don't know how much space it would take to include the man files; it would be worth looking. Unfortunately, many are worthless due to the Gnu project's mis-begotten focus on emacs info files.

Another option will be to provide these on the school server and have an activity that can find them.

comment:2 Changed 9 years ago by jg

  • Component changed from terminal-activity to library
  • Owner changed from edsiper to sj

comment:3 Changed 9 years ago by katie

  • Cc katie added
  • Type changed from defect to enhancement

comment:4 Changed 9 years ago by sj

  • Resolution set to duplicate
  • Status changed from new to closed

see 5806 for a more complete ticket.

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