> On a "normally" installed Etch version there should be a /usr/bin/man > executable file. If not, then something was not installed properly. > ok, i'll have a look at possible reasons. For the moment `aptitude install man` solved my problem. Thanks very much ... PS: no rancour from this thread, i just wanted to keep focus on the purpose of the list. Next time I'll be more precise in my questions as well.