Emacs: View Linux man Page

By Xah Lee. Date: . Last updated: .

How to read linux man page in emacs?

Alt+x man or Alt+x woman.

Emacs's man command calls the external unix man program.

woman is written in emacs lisp.

On Linux, they perform about equally well. On Microsoft Windows, you might try one or the other to see which you prefer.

emacs man command 2016-01-18
emacs Alt+x man
emacs man page woman command 2016-01-18
emacs Alt+x woman

See also: Emacs: View Info Page

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