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I know how to make commands(scripts) in Linux.

I would like to know if I could make man pages for the commands?

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marked as duplicate by Eric Carvalho, Seth, vasa1, Thomas W., hhlp Mar 7 '13 at 9:37

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Welcome to Ask Ubuntu! Before create a new question, you should see if this has not been created previously. This will be closed as a duplicate soon. But have in mind that for the next time.. Take a look at the duplicated post: How to create a manpage? –  Lucio Mar 7 '13 at 0:18

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Google is your friend


This lays out in detail what is required. You will need to use sudo to create the pages. Use the built in editor like vim

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