Where is the info viewer?

Lowell Gilbert freebsd-questions-local at be-well.ilk.org
Wed Sep 11 13:52:54 UTC 2019

Polytropon <freebsd at edvax.de> writes:

> On a fresh install of FreeBSD 12.0 amd64, I installed something via pkg,
> and then used "man <something>", which complained that I need to install
> groff. I did that - and the manpage could be read. I'm just mentioning
> this because I've never seen this before...

Historically, man(1) was essentially "nroff -man" under the covers.

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