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<p>The Linux Documentation Project maintains an archive of
snaphots of the (English language) <a href=
"http://www.kernel.org/doc/man-pages/">core Linux manual
pages</a> that are maintained by <a href=
"mailto:mtk.manpages-AT-gmail.com">Michael Kerrisk</a>.
Corrections and additions <a href=
welcome</a>, but review the "<a href=
Wanted</a>" list, first.</p>
<p>Man pages belonging to programs are usually distributed
together with those programs. Therefore, the core Linux
<tt>man-pages</tt> mainly contains the pages for system
calls and library routines, special devices, and file
formats. However, it also contains documentation for a few
programs, in cases where the authors or maintainers of the
program do not distribute man pages themselves.</p>
<p>The latest version is <strong><a href="http://www.kernel.org/pub/linux/docs/man-pages/man-pages-3.55.tar.gz">man-pages-3.55.tar.gz</a> (1.8Mb) <small>(<a href="man-pages-3.55.tar.gz">TLDP mirror</a>)</small></strong>, or <strong><a href="http://www.kernel.org/pub/linux/docs/man-pages/man-pages-3.55.tar.bz2">man-pages-3.55.tar.bz2</a> (1.2Mb) <small>(<a href="man-pages-3.55.tar.bz2">TLDP mirror</a>)</small></strong>. Older snapshots are archived in TLDP's
<strong><a href=".">manpages</a></strong> directory.</p>
<h2>HTML/Web versions of Linux man pages</h2>
<p>Man pages are authored using the traditional <a href=
"http://www.troff.org/">troff</a> typesetting format, which
dates back to the early days of UNIX. There are several
sources for man pages in the more modern HTML format.</p>
<p>A tarball containing an HTML-based compilation
consisting of core <tt>man-pages</tt>, and several other
sources, can be downloaded from the <a href=
"man-html">man-html</a> directory. Sam Varshavchik
maintains a browsable/searchable version of this
compilation at <a href=
<p>Other useful search and/or indexed compilations of man
pages can be found at:</p>
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