|man.archlinux.org(7)||Arch Linux manual pages||man.archlinux.org(7)|
NAMEman.archlinux.org — manual pages from Arch Linux packages
This website is a repository of all manual pages available in the Arch Linux packages. There are 72288 manual pages and 10822 symbolic links from 3616 packages, another 10145 packages do not contain any indexable manual pages.
Traditionally, manual pages are organized into several sections. Read the introduction pages for each section: intro(1), intro(2), intro(3), intro(4), intro(5), intro(6), intro(7), intro(8). Some packages provide their manuals in a subsection (e.g. 3ssl) and some use non-standard sections (e.g. 0 or n).
USAGEThere are several ways to find a specific manual page:
- Use the search form to search for keywords in the names and
descriptions of manual pages and packages. You can also the
!archmanDuckDuckGo bang to search Arch manual pages.
- Use the listing form to list all manual pages matching the specified filtering and sorting criteria.
- Manually use the addressing scheme as explained below.
The manual pages are addressable as
Any part except
<page> is optional:
<pkgname>can be used to disambiguate the page version found in multiple packages. If omitted, manual pages are looked up in package repositories in the following order: core, extra, community, multilib.
<section>is missing, you will be redirected to the first manual page found in sections in the following order: 1, n, l, 8, 6, 3, 0, 2, 5, 7, 4, 9.
- The default language is
en. Note that
enis also the fallback language for pages, which are not available in any other language.
- The default format is
html(other supported formats are
Note that symbolic links, such as bunzip2(1), are implemented as HTTP redirects with the 302 status code. Symbolic links are included in per-package listings, such as core/openssl.
LAST UPDATESThis is just a brief summary of the last updates to the internal database.
|Time (UTC)||Duration||Updated packages||Updated man pages|
NOTESThis page is not an actual manual page. It was just made to look like one.
AUTHORSThe project was initially created for the man template on the Arch wiki. The code is developed in a GitLab repository.
SEE ALSOThere are other manual page websites using different sources and providing different features. See a list on the wiki.