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Re: Where's the HOWTO's?



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On Fri, 1 Oct 1999, Kent West wrote:

> Kent West wrote:
> 
> > According to the FAQOMATIC I'm reading, I should be able to find a howto
> > in /usr/doc/HOWTO if I have installed the doc-linux-text package. So I
> > just installed it, and there is no /usr/doc/HOWTO directory that I can
> > find. I went into dselect to look at the package description, but it
> > doesn't indicate where the files are installed.
> >
> > Did something go wrong with the install (with no error messages that
> > I saw)? Or is the FAQOMATIC wrong, in which case, where can I find the
> > HOWTOs?
> 
> Never mind. I did an "updatedb", and then a "locate HOWTO"; they are in
> /usr/share/doc, not /usr/doc.

Just for the good of the list, i'll point out another way you could've
done it. Since you know that they came from the doc-linux-text package,
you could use "dpkg -L doc-linux-text" to display all files in that
package.

This won't catch files dynamically created in the pre/postinst IIRC.


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