Here is my citations/research:

To install a single man page: http://askubuntu.com/questions/244809/how-do-i-manually-install-a-man-page

To install multiple manpages: http://unix.stackexchange.com/questions/79028/debian-install-missing-man-pages

Here is my article:

If your server came without man/man pages installed most likely its because it doesnt have the capacity to hold all of that. Either Way man pages are pretty slow.

To get missing man pages reinstall the app (current version app):

WARNING IF THIS BREAKS YOUR SYSTEM DONT YELL AT ME (OR SUE ME), MAKE A BACKUP FIRST

Lists all installed packages with their current version number:

EX OUTPUT:

Downloads all of the current versions:

The problem with above command is that it lists all packages in one single long “apt-get install” command. Apt-get tends to fail on really long commands.

So the above command would run this:

Imagine if you had 400 packages to install. That would break apt-gets brain!

So it might be better to install each package individually

SIDENOTE:

To install a specific version of a package:

To Re-install a specific version of a package:

Whats ignore-missing for: –ignore-missing – this command is run as ‘best effort’ – I don’t want the updating to stop because some packages are not available to reinstall (those will stay unmodified)

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  1. E: Could not open lock file /var/lib/dpkg/lock – open (13: Permission denied)
    E: Unable to lock the administration directory (/var/lib/dpkg/), are you root?

    This message is appeared after running command above

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