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Ubuntu 12.04...

I had fedora a couple of years back and I saw the man pages for the following there...

standard typedefs (suffixed by "_t") etc

I tried this...

man unistd

But it didn't find it :( I think those pages are not there in Ubuntu Although man stdio works.


  • if Ubuntu doesn't have 'em please tell me how to download them
  • And what is the command for viewing standard typedef man page ie man page for size_t, pid_t, off_t, clock_t etc.

I trid man stddef but not found...

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You need to install the manpages-posix-dev package

sudo apt-get install manpages-posix-dev
man unistd.h
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The "exact" answer! Thanks a lot man! –  Sam Mar 26 '13 at 14:58

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