Re: Debian Linux
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On 05/27/09 10:09, firstname.lastname@example.org wrote:
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> From: "Johannes Wiedersich" <email@example.com>
> To: firstname.lastname@example.org
> Sent: Wednesday, May 27, 2009 11:02:54 AM GMT +01:00 Amsterdam / Berlin / Bern / Rome / Stockholm / Vienna
> Subject: Re: Debian Linux
> email@example.com wrote:
>> love that one,
>> but there seems to be another program already for this
>> 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 admit that instead of just doing 'man whatever', I pipe it through
less with 'man whatever|less', which lets me get rid of the annoying
text at the bottom, and replacing it with a ':' which I'm more used to
>> 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.
Harry Rickards (GPG Key ID:646ED06A)
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