Introduction to rman

rman is a utility to convert manual pages into other formats. It can currently supports HTML, ASCII, LaTeX, LaTeX2e, RTF, POD, and partial DocBook XML output.

Package Information

User Notes: http://wiki.linuxfromscratch.org/blfs/wiki/rman

Installation of rman

rman is no longer part of the Xorg distribution, however, packages that use it may expect it to be in the same location as your Xorg programs. Adjust the makefile to account for this:

sed -i -e "s@/opt/local@$XORG_PREFIX@" \
    -e "s@/usr/local@$XORG_PREFIX@" Makefile

Build rman by running the following command:


This package does not come with a test suite.

Now, as the root user:

make install


Installed Programs: rman

Short Description


is a manpage converter.

Last updated on 2008-02-05 11:44:55 -0600