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Re: Debian GNU/Linux Reference Card under construction

Quoting Adrian 'Dagurashibanipal' von Bidder <avbidder@fortytwo.ch>:
>  - apt-get [dist-]upgrade don't take packages

Thanks, fixed.

> Comments:
>  - apt-cache search pattern
> 	Does your intended audience know what you mean by 'pattern'?

I replaced 'pattern' with 'search-string'.  While this is not 100%
correct, it might be more clear for newbies.  Gurus will know the
difference and are free to laugh.

>  - apt-cache rdepends
> 	Same. I think usual dependencies are sort of intuitive enough to
> 	understand, but I'm not so sure about rdepends.

I removed that one entirely.

>  - Is apt-file installed by default? If not, a pointer to the package to
> 	install would be helpful. (Same for other non-standard commands.)

I added a hint.

>  - deborphan
> 	As for apt-cache rdepends: To understand what an orphan is, a quite
> 	good understanding of package dependencies is needed.

I changed the description.

>  - what's the different between poweroff and halt? They're probably not
> 	both necessary.

AFAIK, halt doesn't switch off the system, poweroff does.

>  - postgresql: point to pg_hba.conf, and perhaps add how to change
> 	password for a user.

I'm too new to PostgreSQL, could you please provide for a short paragraph?

>  - man: '... every command and many configuration files have a manpage.'


>  - mailing lists: perhaps point directly to the user list?


> Layout: Currently, many of the commands are wrapped, which makes them 
> IMHO hard to read. Instead of
> Of course, this is entirely a matter of taste.

I'm not sure, whether I like the table or the description list better.
But I hacked on the layout much more than on the contents and I'm a
bit tired of layout work, so I will leave everything as it is.

Cheers, WB

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