View Linux man pages in a browser with Man2HTML

You have to agree, it’s pretty tough on the eyes to read man pages inside the terminal.  Since you probably spend a good amount of time in your browser, why not read them there instead?  Plus, I bet you’ll enjoy reading the man page of gcc even more after you install this program — the scrolling and font formatting does wonders.

If you’re running a distro with a software manager or something of the sort, installation is dead easy.  Just search for ‘man2html’ and click install.

If you don’t recognize the UI, this is an install in Linux Mint.

All you have to do now is point your browser of choice to http://localhost/cgi-bin/man/man2html and create a bookmark for future reference.  Happy reading!


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