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Downloading man-pages


You can download the latest man-pages tarball here; older tarballs can be found here. The tarballs for the man-pages-1.* releases can be found here.


Using Git, you can obtain the very latest version of man-pages using the following command:

$ git clone

You can see what's recently been pushed to via CGit:

Since the 2011 outage, there is also a secondary Git repository at However, that repo is updated less frequently; the repository should be considered the canonical Git repository.