PDF manuals

Alex White ethericalzen at gmail.com
Tue May 9 17:59:45 UTC 2006

Les Mikesell wrote:
> On Tue, 2006-05-09 at 03:39, Stephen Chadfield wrote:
>> Deboo ^ <knowledgeful at gmail.com> wrote:
>>> Where do I get all manuals in pdf? I need mutt, slrn, pine  manuals.
>> What makes you think all PDF manuals exist for all those programs?
> There should be some invocation of 'man -t ... | ps2pdf ...'
> that would generate whatever you want in pdf.

Reading the man page on "man"

man -t mutt > muttdoc.ps && ps2pdf muttdoc.ps muttdoc.pdf

This will get you a pdf of that manual if you want it. It will be
formatted as a man page as one would expect.


Alex White

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