Re: Rsyslog template
On Tue, Feb 02, 2010 at 02:34:58AM -0600, Stan Hoeppner wrote:
> Michael Biebl put forth on 2/2/2010 2:18 AM:
> > On 27.01.2010 22:14, Stan Hoeppner wrote:
> >> /usr/share/doc/rsyslog-doc/html/
> >> My Linux machines are all headless, and I've never bothered with trying to
> >> symlink all the various html doc directories into lighty virtual directories
> >> just to get access to them via a browser. That is a huge waste of OP time.
> >> This penchant for html documentation is a PITA for administering headless
> >> servers. Quite frankly, this really surprises me in the case or rsyslog. The
> >> folks around the world most likely to be making serious use of rsyslog
> >> capabilities (not casual use) are the most likely to be running a datacenter
> >> full of headless servers without easy access to these html doc directories.
> >> Plain text versions of all Debian/Linux system documentation should be included
> >> by default. I'm guessing the rsyslog folks don't provide plain text only
> >> documentation, and the Debian rsyslog maintainers didn't want to take the time
> >> to create a plain text only version of the docs.
> >> How about the case for headless servers that don't run a web server at all? How
> >> then does an admin access this html documentation for rsyslog? This is a sad
> >> state of affairs IMO.
> > You can use lynx or w3m for viewing html files on the console or via SSH.
> > That said,
> Thanks for the tips wrt lynx and w3m. However, this rant motivated me to go
> ahead and symlink /usr/share/doc/ to a Lighty virtual directory shortly after I
> sent the rant above. I assumed I'll probably run into this html doc problem
> again so I took the Nike commercial advice. ;)
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