[nSLUG] Stage Lighting

Jack Warkentin jwark at eastlink.ca
Sat Jan 31 16:44:14 AST 2009

Hi Everybody

When this happens to me I just browse the "info" file with less, eg

zless /usr/share/info/coreutils.info.gz

Not exactly elegant, and a bit more time-consuming than man, but it works.



David Payne wrote:
> On Thu, 2009-01-29 at 18:20 -0400, Daniel Morrison wrote:
>> Man, I _hate_ info.
>> $ man gnuish_software
>> gnuish_software(1)
>> There is no documentation here.  If your system was installed
>> correctly, you can get the full documentation with info.  What's that,
>> you're not an emacs user?  Bwahahahahahahahaha good luck!!!!
>> See also: info(1), emacs(1), how_to_waste_the_sysadmins_time(1)
>> -D
> I second that.  When ever I find documentation only in info I find it
> easier just to search with Google.  Most of the time there is an online
> version of the documentation.
> David
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Jack Warkentin, phone 902-404-0457, email jwark at eastlink.ca
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