Binary package “doc-base” in ubuntu cosmic

utilities to manage online documentation

 This package contains utilities to manage documentation installed on
 a Debian system. It generates a database of document metadata, which
 other packages such as dwww, dhelp, doc-central, and rarian-compat
 can use to provide a catalog of available documentation.
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 For additional information see the Debian doc-base Manual included in
 this package.