Re: Deb-Newby: Read HOWTO's?
On Thu, 2 Aug 2001, 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
I'd hope so: they're both in the same package, and gzip IS priority
Pardon me, but you have obviously mistaken me for someone who gives a