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GNU troff text-formatting system (base system components)

This package contains the traditional UN*X text formatting tools troff, nroff, tbl, eqn, and pic. These utilities, together with the man-db package, are essential for displaying the on-line manual pages.

groff-base is a stripped-down package containing the necessary components to read manual pages in ASCII, Latin-1, and UTF-8, plus the PostScript device (groff's default). Users who want a full groff installation, with the standard set of devices, fonts, macros, and documentation, should install the groff package.

Tags: Implemented in: C++, User Interface: Command Line, interface::text-mode, role::program, Scope: Utility, Application Suite: GNU, Purpose: use::converting, works-with-format::man, Supports Format: works-with-format::postscript, works-with::text, Works with: Unicode

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