installing manual pages

Giorgos Keramidas keramida at
Mon Jul 23 09:25:49 UTC 2007

On 2007-07-23 11:12, Zbigniew Szalbot <zbigniew at> wrote:
> Hello,
> When I went for FreeBSD, I chose the minimal distribution and as a result
> do not have man pages. I would like to install them but when I specify an
> fpt server (via sysinstall) I get:
> Unable to transfer the manpages distribution from
> This is 6.2-RELEASE-p6 #4. I changed the name into any in sysinstall
> options because otherwise it would complain that there is no such
> distribution on the server.
> What should I do to have the man pages installed?

Fire up sysinstall and add the 'man' bundle of files? :-)

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