Emacs: View Linux man Page

By Xah Lee. Date: . Last updated: .
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emacs Alt+x man

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.

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emacs Alt+x woman

How to read GNU “info” manuals inside emacs?

Alt+x infoCtrl+h i】.

[see Emacs: View Info Page]

Shell Topic

  1. Run Shell in Emacs
  2. Why Run Shell in Emacs?
  3. Difference between shell, term, eshell
  4. eshell
  5. View Linux man Page
  6. Interactive Abbrev

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