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Re: Debian Linux

----- Original Message -----
From: "Johannes Wiedersich" <johannes@physik.blm.tu-muenchen.de>
To: debian-user@lists.debian.org
Sent: Wednesday, May 27, 2009 11:02:54 AM GMT +01:00 Amsterdam / Berlin / Bern / Rome / Stockholm / Vienna
Subject: Re: Debian Linux

randall@songshu.org wrote:
> http://www.lmgtfy.com/?q=man+rtfm&l=1
> love that one,
> but there seems to be another program already for this
> http://manpages.songshu.org/manpages/lenny/en/man1/rtfm.1fun.html

>In fact both are the same 'program'. You could install that man page
>with 'aptitude install funny-manpages', since it is included in debian.

didn't notice until now, guess i did not bother to see the end result of the "google" outcome ;)

>It seems that there are many new users who prefer to read their man
>pages with their web browser. That's why they are online (and can be
>found with google).

most new users don't now the existence of the automatically installed man pages.
admittedly i also find it more readable in a browser. 

>I guess after a while they will find out that they can get more accurate
>information for their system in an easy fashion if they just do 'man' or
>'man -k' from the CLI.


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