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man command seems to have disappeared.
man <something> returns
The program 'man' is currently not installed. You can install it by typing: sudo apt-get install man-db
man-db is already installed and reinstalling it does nothing. Typing
which man doesn't find anything.
xman works, so the actual man pages are there: it seems the front-end driver has gone missing. How can I download the front-end driver or recreate a copy of it (I seem to recall it's a small shell script).
Running Ubuntu 14.04.5 LTS on a Dell laptop with x86 processor
/usr/bin/man doesn't exist - that's essentially the problem.
I did try uninstalling
man-db (as root) in order to reinstall it, but it won't let me. It gets a permission failure. I thought root could do anything, but apparently not....