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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. ;)

  aptitude install dwww

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