Nav Keys in Man (was RE: Man page output)
Another question related to manpages:
On other Linux boxes I've built (Mandrake, Redhat), whenever I view a
manpage I can use the arrow keys to navigate. On the first Debian box I
built, I just got a 'more' navigation (spacebar or enter key).
Somewhere along the line, I installed something which allowed me to
actually navigate in the manpage with arrow keys (probably a dependency
on something else I installed). Any idea which package will return this
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Pietro Cagnoni [mailto:email@example.com]
> Sent: Friday, May 31, 2002 11:54 AM
> To: Matthew Daubenspeck
> Cc: firstname.lastname@example.org
> Subject: Re: Man page output
> Matthew Daubenspeck wrote:
> > Is there an easy way to output man pages without all of the
> > text? I want to redirect man page output to text type files, but all
> > of the files include squares or ^H^H^H all over the place...
> you already got good answers to your question, but if you need
> the text format to print it, the best thing is to use
> man -t <something>, which will give you nicely formatted
> postscript output.
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