Use the “man” Command in Firefox

Show off l33t skills by going straight to man pages from Firefox’s URL bar!

Jackson Pauls By Jackson Pauls

In this tab, expand the options in Firefox’s search box, and select “Add Find man pages”:

Add open search to Firefox

Then expand the search box again, and select “Manage Search Engines...”

Manage installed search engines

Select “Mankier", click the “Edit Keyword” button:

Edit the keyword for the new search engine

Set the keyword to “man”:

Set it to man

That’s it! Now you can type “man ...” in your address bar to go straight to the corresponding man page.

For example, type “man ssh” and hit return:

Typing man ssh in the address bar

You’ll go straight to the ssh(1) man page:

ssh man page loaded