Polytropon freebsd at
Fri Apr 6 05:24:53 UTC 2018

On Thu, 5 Apr 2018 18:51:27 -0700, Mike Starr wrote:
> I have a hacked-up laptop with FreeBSD installed but never saw a
> manual either in PDF or docstring. How should I go about getting
> re-started?

FreeBSD comes with manual pages and a handbook locally
installed. The cocumentation can be viewed in many
formats (typically as formatted text, but also as PDF
files or web pages) - the toolchain to do so is part
of FreeBSD as well.

Here are a few examples for the online  resources:

The locally installed documentation can be accessed 
using the well-known methods "man <section> <topic>"
and "apropos <topic>". The handbook is present in

Additional documentation is present in /usr/share/doc
and /usr/local/share/doc.

>  It's a dual boot.

FreeBSD doesn't require this for documentation. :-)

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