Re: Deb-Newby: Read HOWTO's?
On Wed, 01 Aug 2001 20:35:45 Peter Hicks wrote:
> At 03:12 AM 08/02/2001 +0100, Brett Parker wrote:
> >On Wed, Aug 01, 2001 at 08:59:21PM -0500, d wrote:
> > > LURKER here again, what is used to read the HOWTO files? All of the
> > ones I
> > > have on my system are ******.gz, I know that means compressed. What to
> > use
> > > to uncompress? When I used to work on UNIX systems you used a command
> > > called "compress" with different switches to do that or to uncompress.
> > >
> > > As usual one for the road, if those that are NOT a user nor a programmer
> > > would put in the "Subject" some thing like what I have installed would
> > help
> > > MOA find the ones with the 'HOLD MY HAND' instructions and save me and
> > I am
> > > sure many others much time searching for thingys that could be useful
> > to me/us.
> >cough, suggestion, zless. it'll probably be installed... failing that,
> >gzip -dc filename | less
> or zcat filename.gz | more
or, if you use gnome, 'gnome-help-browser /usr/share/doc/HOWTO'. Very useable.
I've got a panel button for it :)