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Linux Tools - Man Page Plug-in


The Linux Distributions Man Page plugin provides a common interface for displaying a man page in a view or fetching it's content for embedded display purposes (e.g hover help).

Current Status

  • View for displaying a man page
  • API for fetching preformated simple html
  • Preference page for setting path to the man executable

Note that the Man Page plugin is currently only available directly from the Linux Tools update sites. It is not found on the Eclipse train update sites nor is it built as part of the Eclipse IDE for C/C++ Linux Developers.


Man page as tooltip

Man page as tooltip

Man page in a view

Man page in its own view

Try it out

Follow the instructions .

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