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ManPage: Quickly find out what a command does

ManPage is a small experiment to create an easier way to explore manpages

The basic idea is to provide a search box for a shell command. When you search, ManPage returns exactly what the arguments to the shell command will do.

This is a quick hack / experiment, but I hope to refine and improve it in the future.

Under The Hood

ManPage uses Python and Flask. The public demo is hosted on Heroku.

There is a utility script in the /tools directory, which provides the mechanism for converting man pages to txt

See ManPage in action

Visit manpage.mattstockton.com to try the demo

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A fun little Python / Flask app to search through manpages

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