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I've seen my friend enjoy using Dash, in which you could look up all kinds of language document, Java, c#, Android, Javascript, JQuery, etc. That makes life much much more easier!! Does Anyone knows if there's alternative on Ubuntu? I search desperately but no

Dash: Code snippet manager and Cocoa documentation browser.

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You might want to check out Zeal. I just started implementing it this weekend. It's intended to be a documentation browser like Dash, working on Linux.

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Didn't know Zeal. Looks promising, very dash-like, although it lacks the snippets functionallity. –  Carlos Cámara Nov 4 '13 at 22:00
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devhelp Install devhelp may help you

Devhelp is an API documentation browser for GTK+ and GNOME. It works natively with gtk-doc (the API reference framework developed for GTK+ and used throughout GNOME for API documentation). If you use gtk-doc with your project, you can use Devhelp to browse the documentation.

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For Ruby, Rails and some other ruby gems you could use http://railsapi.com/. You can use it online or download. For JQuery there is http://jqapi.com/. You can even install it as package!

sudo apt-get install jquery-alternative-doc

then browse to file:///usr/share/doc/jquery-alternative-doc/index.html in your browser.

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This doesn't really answer the OP. Dash is a native desktop client that provides useful search features, and it downloads docsets or uses local docsets. –  jrhorn424 Sep 3 '13 at 14:44
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