Re: Howto auto unpack/read "README.Debian.gz" ?
On Sat, Mar 01, 2003 at 11:17:25PM -0800, nate wrote:
> Joao Pedro Clemente said:
> > AS I've seen some of these files after installing some packages, as since
> > they are not unpacked by apt-get, I am wondering if there isn't a "smart"
> > way of reading this instead of unpacking first...
> > I wonder if, for instance, "less" could automatically unpack it for
> I use 'zmore'
> zmore README.gz
> zcat should work too
> wish there were such tools for .bz2 archives......
It's easy to get less set up to view 'inside' compressed files; the
magic is already there. Just type 'eval $(lesspipe)' at a prompt, or
put it in your login sequence.
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