Sunday, December 14, 2008

man2html : Ubunutu Man pages in Firefox

Properly formated man pages in Mozilla Firefox (or any browser) is a dream of linux users, if it has a search facility? great!!!

First you have to install man2html using Synaptic or apt

$ sudo apt-get install man2html

Then open Mozilla Firefox and do the following

Go to Bookmarks > Organize Bookmarks;
Open a bookmark folder then right-click and chose New Bookmark;
Name the new bookmark Man;
In the Location field paste this line:


In the Keyword field type man;
Click Add.

Now you try man ls in address bar of your browser

You can try


also, before adding bookmark just cut and paste the above to your browsers address bar

1 comment:

Sanu P said...

Sir,I am Sanu studying in your college.
I have a problem with this man to html
its giving me a 'page load error'
i have tried both the ways