Changelogs in apt

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Changelogs in apt

Postby Keren_Sky » 2009-12-11 19:31

Hello all,
Silly question this probably, but here goes. In apt-get nowadays the changelog for a package is displayed like this

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xkeyboard-config (1.7-1) unstable; urgency=low

  * The current defaults do not enable the traditional
    Ctrl-Alt-Backspace key combination to kill the X server. If you
    would like to re-enable this feature, you may do so in your
    desktop's Keyboard Preferences application. You may also enable it
    for the current session using the command
    "setxkbmap -option terminate:ctrl_alt_bksp".

 -- David Nusinow <>  Tue, 25 Aug 2009 12:52:38 -0400

for example. How do I close that and proceed with the installation? Ctrl+c just drops back to the prompt.
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Re: Changelogs in apt

Postby Tadeas » 2009-12-20 07:36

Press q. Just like in most Unix programs, q exits - less, more, man, info etc.
Because let’s face it, the unfortunate aspect of software development is that it involves humans. Mewling, disorganized, miserably analog humans. Sometimes they smell bad.
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