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Produce simple man pages from an executable's --help and --version output. More information:

  • Generate a man page for an executable:

help2man {{executable}}

  • Specify the "name" paragraph in the man page:

help2man {{executable}} --name {{name}}

  • Specify the section for the man page (defaults to 1):

help2man {{executable}} --section {{section}}

  • Output to a file instead of stdout:

help2man {{executable}} --output {{path/to/file}}

  • Display help:

help2man --help