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Re: Who else hopes Wheezy doesn't go stable until...

Postby nadir » 2012-12-21 00:16

korilius wrote: browser search to favorite site with example and done


"man abcde" to open a man page, then:
if "update-alternatives --config editor" is still default, nano, use ^W and enter "example"
if set to vim use ESC ; / ; and enter "example"
Doesn't work always, but often (Usually the examples are at the bottom of the text, so scrolling to end, ESC; G ; will often work too. )
If one knows what exactly one wants (say i only want to download a package without installing it) and if there are no "examples", one can go for other and better search terms, sure.
In a better way simply posting: "/example" would be sufficient to make the point clear.

Iow: It is worth to try that.

Strange enough the according man-page is not set to [Solved], as far i can tell. Works anyway. Weird, isn't it?

But if that was the point, then yes, some man pages are just crazy.

PS: wait, do man-pages open with editor or pager ? If pager .... oh my .... all for no nothing. Just /example and done.
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Re: Who else hopes Wheezy doesn't go stable until...

Postby korilius » 2012-12-21 00:44

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:/# apt-get install nadir-translator
Reading package lists... Done
Building dependency tree       
Reading state information... Done
E: Unable to locate package nadir-translator


OK, I'm sorta of kidding. I get what you're saying.
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Re: Who else hopes Wheezy doesn't go stable until...

Postby nadir » 2012-12-21 01:04

Try
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apt-get install ding

Else i offer webinars, each for 299 $ (which is rather cheap).

K, slightly more clear:
I don't read full man pages.
I use regular expression to look for the part i am interested it.
Often i go straight for "example" as a regex.

The second sentence is probably a bit too long. Mhhh...
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Nix full.
Only regex.
Often "example".


Good?
Now teach me how to speak like this:
korilius wrote: But if you just want to get something done quickly and move on, browser search to favorite site with example and done.

Pure Oxford.
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