Re: Good reader for /usr/share/doc/ and/or man pages ?
Ralph Katz <firstname.lastname@example.org>:
> On 10/27/2006 05:50 AM, HXC wrote:
> > I am searching for a reader that 'automatically' reads /usr/share/doc/ and/or
> > man pages. It would be especially great it such a program would list the
> > available (Debian) readme's available in the /usr/share/doc directory.
> > Anyone knows such a program?
> My favorite is midnight commander running in an aterm (xterm) window.
> It's fast, versatile, and reads all formats; .txt, .gz, .html, .pdf,
> etc. internally or with your favorite readers for those formats.
Then (in X) add in xman for real manpages:
xman -notopbox -bothshown &
That's a point and click interface to the man pages. As well, "pinfo"
(character/console based) is nice for Gnu Info help file format.
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