Issue with man
On 25 March 2010 00:36, Damien Churchill <email@example.com> wrote:
> On 24 March 2010 23:52, Linas <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
>> Damien Churchill wrote:
>>> I've got a rather confusing issue with man. Whenever I try and view a
>>> man page I just end up with a blank screen.
>>> This occurs for any page, even for local ones. I was wondering if
>>> anyone would be able to shed any light on why this is occuring?
>> Does less work with other files?
>> What happens if you use a different pager? Eg. *PAGER=more man ls
> Hmm no that doesn't work, it just exits immediately without displaying
> anything. I also just tried man -Hchromium ls, and that displays a
> blank webpage.
Turns out that I was having the same issue as in this thread:
Reinstalling groff did the trick. Guess it never installed correctly
the first time for some reason as although the files were there pacman
didn't think that the package was installed.