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Re: Which package to pipe to gz automatically?

Silvan <dmmcintyr@users.sourceforge.net> writes:

> I used to be able to, for example
> 	less README.gz
> Something was set up somewhere to automagically substitute
> 	gunzip -c README.gz|less
> for this.  I don't *think* it's anything I set up for myself.

I have

    eval `lesspipe`

in my ~/.profile to set this up.

> I have the word "lesspipe" in my head as the way I set this up, but
> I'm not apt-caching up anything that looks encouraging.

lesspipe is part of the less package.  You should already have it if you
have less installed.


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