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Old 20th February 2010
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Default Viewing manpages: Headers and footers get repeated.

A "screenshot" from ls(1)

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     D       The entry is a door.


     l       The entry is a symbolic link.




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User Commands                                               ls(1)



     b       The entry is a block special file.


     c       The entry is a character special file.

The headers/footers get repeated, like man/troff is trying to output to a pages media.

This is really getting on my nerves ...
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What does the ENVIRONMENT VARIABLES section of man man say?
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I did check the man manpage, but I was unable to find anything ...

Here's the section

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ENVIRONMENT VARIABLES
     See environ(5) for descriptions of the following environment
     variables  that  affect  the execution of man: LANG, LC_ALL,
     LC_CTYPE, LC_MESSAGES, and NLSPATH.

     MANPATH    A  colon-separated  list  of  directories;   each
                directory  can  be  followed by a comma-separated
                list of sections. If  set,  its  value  overrides
                /usr/share/man  as  the  default directory search
                path, and the man.cf file as the default  section
                search  path. The -M and -s flags, in turn, over-
                ride these values.)


     PAGER      A program to  use  for  interactively  delivering
                man's output to the screen. If not set, `more -s'
                is used. See more(1).


     TCAT       The name of the program to use to display troffed
                manual pages.



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     TROFF      The name of the formatter to use when the -t flag
                is given. If not set, troff(1) is used.
None of them are set ...
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Set the PAGER environment variable to 'less', and TCAT to 'nroff -man', at least that is what OpenBSD uses
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