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Manage the pre-formatted manual page database. More information:

  • Purge and process manual pages:


  • Update a single entry:

mandb --filename {{path/to/file}}

  • Create entries from scratch instead of updating:

mandb --create

  • Only process user databases:

mandb --user-db

  • Do not purge obsolete entries:

mandb --no-purge

  • Check the validity of manual pages:

mandb --test