There are two places that I can find manpages of git and its subcommands:

Not sure if they are identical.

Is there a feasible way to download and convert the manpages of git and its subcommands into a pdf file, using software that can be installed in Ubuntu? It would be even better if the pdf file has outlines/bookmarks for the subcommands and the sections within each manpage.

  • Is cyberciti.biz/open-source/… wkhtmltopdf an option? – Jeff Schaller Dec 29 '15 at 3:40
  • git-scm has a book – Braiam Dec 29 '15 at 3:46
  • @Jeff: There are many links in the webpage for the git subcommands, and any easy way to extract those links for the git subcommands? – Tim Dec 29 '15 at 3:53
  • @Bra: do you mean the book of pro git? I am asking about the manpages of git and its subcommands, which are not in pro git. – Tim Dec 29 '15 at 3:54
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    This shouldn't be closed as a 'Request for learning materials'. This question is about converting HTML to PDF. – garethTheRed Dec 29 '15 at 8:53

To convert a man page to PDF, you can do this:

man -t git | ps2pdf - git.pdf

You should be able to find a ps2pdf package for your distribution. For example, here's one for Debian.

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