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RE: Opening .gz files with links

Also try;

	 zcat the_file_name | more


-----Original Message-----
From: cjw44@flatline.org.uk [mailto:cjw44@flatline.org.uk]
Sent: Monday, March 05, 2001 11:54 AM
To: debian-user@lists.debian.org
Subject: Re: Opening .gz files with links

Anthony Fox <ant@lonelyroad.org> wrote:
>Andre Berger <uzscd5@uni-bonn.de> writes:
>> I'd like to read manuals in .gz format without having to gunzip them,
>> which is possible with lynx. Can links do this too?
>Well, I am not sure what you mean by links,

links is another terminal-based web browser. Try it. It indeed doesn't
seem to automatically gunzip .gz files as lynx can, though.

>but you can use zless to read *.gz files without unzipping them first.

Not so useful for .html.gz files, though ...

Colin Watson                                     [cjw44@flatline.org.uk]

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