Ubuntu – Broken man pages


All man pages seem to be broken on my Ubuntu 14.04 installation.

I tried to reinstall (with purge) the man-db package, but that doesn't help.

Man pages look like –>


The description is ok, but flags and commands are missing.

Best Answer

Open Profile Preferences from Terminal global Edit menu and under "Colors" tab you will see like this:

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The problem is that your "Background color" and "Bold color" are the same color. Change one of them to different one OR You can check the "Same as text color" for bold color to fix that.

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