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Just as the title, I want to man a header like pthread.h, but it cannot be reached on Ubuntu. However, I used this feature from a computer which has Fedora as OS, but I don't know how to configure it. Can anyone help me?

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Install this package: manpages-posix-dev. It's in multiverse -- be sure to have that enabled first.

Then just use $ man pthread.h for the manpage.

For other queuries like where some file or manpage is, just search the contents of packages at http://packages.ubuntu.com, like this and you'll find the appropriate package.

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thank you, you do me a great favor. – kosl90 Dec 2 '12 at 8:53

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