dochelp - Utility to browse system documentation

Property Value
Distribution Ubuntu 18.04 LTS (Bionic Beaver)
Repository Ubuntu Universe amd64
Package name dochelp
Package version 0.1.6
Package architecture amd64
Package type deb
Installed size 1.67 KB
Download size 380.58 KB
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This package contains an utility to browse documentation installed on
a Debian system. The utility has a command-line interface and can be
used to search, open and display information of doc-base registered
documents. It also generates an HTML catalog of the available documents
each time a package registers a new one.


Package Version Architecture Repository
dochelp_0.1.6_i386.deb 0.1.6 i386 Ubuntu Universe
dochelp - - -


Name Value
libc6 >= 2.15
libjs-jquery -
libpcre3 -


Type URL
Binary Package dochelp_0.1.6_amd64.deb
Source Package dochelp

Install Howto

  1. Update the package index:
    # sudo apt-get update
  2. Install dochelp deb package:
    # sudo apt-get install dochelp




2017-08-09 - Mehdi Dogguy <>
dochelp (0.1.6) unstable; urgency=medium
* Use built-in ocamlfind support of ocamlbuild
* Add ocamlbuild as a build dependency (Closes: #870036)
2017-03-30 - Mehdi Dogguy <>
dochelp (0.1.5) unstable; urgency=medium
* Use "interest-noawait" instead of "interest" in dochelp's dpkg
trigger (Closes: #858918).
2017-01-01 - Mehdi Dogguy <>
dochelp (0.1.4) unstable; urgency=medium
* Fix a copy/paste error
* Automatically retrieve version number from d/changelog
* Install Zsh completion file in /usr/share/zsh/vendor-completions
(Closes: #843578)
* Minor fix in debian/gbp.conf file
* Bump debhelper compat to 9
* Bump Standards-Version to 3.9.8, no changes required
* Use canonical and secure URIs for Vcs-{Browser,Git} fields
* Install dochelp's manpage
2015-10-18 - Mehdi Dogguy <>
dochelp (0.1.3) unstable; urgency=medium
* Make dochelp have subcommands
* Update copyright years
* Fix Zsh completion file (Closes: #773292)
* Remove /var/lib/dochelp in prerm (Closes: #769772)
* Port to tyxml 3.5
* Fix install target in Makefile
2014-05-07 - Mehdi Dogguy <>
dochelp (0.1.2) unstable; urgency=medium
* Handle errors more gracefully.
- Print a summary of the error.
- Do not fail on update.
- Fail in interactive use.
* Do not require a newline character at the end of a field value
(Closes: #747276).
2014-05-06 - Mehdi Dogguy <>
dochelp (0.1.1) unstable; urgency=medium
* Specify DESTDIR in order to install .so files in the right place.
2014-05-04 - Mehdi Dogguy <>
dochelp (0.1) unstable; urgency=medium
* Initial Release (Closes: #686664)

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