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Re: Deb-Newby: Read HOWTO's?

On Wed, 1 Aug 2001, 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.

I use zless, however you could use

gzip -dc <foo>.gz|less

>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.
>Don Hodges
>San Antonio, Texas

Pardon me, but you have obviously mistaken me for someone who gives a
email galt@inconnu.isu.edu

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