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Date:      Mon, 23 Jul 2007 12:25:13 +0300
From:      Giorgos Keramidas <keramida@ceid.upatras.gr>
To:        Zbigniew Szalbot <zbigniew@szalbot.homedns.org>
Cc:        Freebsd questions <freebsd-questions@freebsd.org>
Subject:   Re: installing manual pages
Message-ID:  <20070723092513.GA4906@kobe.laptop>
In-Reply-To: <746c56430359ae03aaf76d24c7bfcceb@szalbot.homedns.org>
References:  <746c56430359ae03aaf76d24c7bfcceb@szalbot.homedns.org>

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On 2007-07-23 11:12, Zbigniew Szalbot <zbigniew@szalbot.homedns.org> wrote:
>
> Hello,
>
> When I went for FreeBSD, I chose the minimal distribution and as a result
> do not have man pages. I would like to install them but when I specify an
> fpt server (via sysinstall) I get:
>
> Unable to transfer the manpages distribution from ftp://ftp.freebsd.org.
>
> This is 6.2-RELEASE-p6 #4. I changed the name into any in sysinstall
> options because otherwise it would complain that there is no such
> distribution on the server.
>
> What should I do to have the man pages installed?

Fire up sysinstall and add the 'man' bundle of files? :-)




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