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`man -H` always opens a non-existent file in browser

I'm trying to use the command /usr/bin/man -H 3 free to open the manpage in my browser, but each time I run the command, the browser opens a non-existing file and of course the page cannot be ...
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How can I make sure that man has pages installed?

Everytime I run man it returns an error as if no man page entries were installed. Here's an example: % man man No manual entry for man However, I have installed the packages man-db and man-pages, ...
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