what is the difference of xman from man. And what kind of help files can be exclusively browsed with xman.


xman is a graphical tool from x11-apps packages which allows you to browse into all manual pages installed in system using a simple GUI, based on sections (Category: is it a system call, files man, etc), lets you run searchs, apropos, etc.

For example you can use Ctrl+s to open up a search window:

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Then you can search for a man pages or run apropos for specific word.

It's same as man with a GUI.

Here is the directory of manual pages for system calls:

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