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Old 03-01-2004, 07:00 PM   #1
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Exit man (elegantly)


Being a newbie I use man a lot nut have yet to find how to exit elegantly. Getting to the end of a topic and hitting <space> again gets me a beep, as does hitting ESC and ctrl-c. The only way I've found to get back to the command line is to hit ctrl-z. And then one day I ran ps and found 20 or 30 copies of man clogging up memory.
Anyone know how to actually exit man?
 
Old 03-01-2004, 07:02 PM   #2
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Hi!

Hit 'Q'....
 
Old 03-01-2004, 07:29 PM   #3
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You're probably using 'less' as your pager. Check out the 'less' man page or, while using man (or less directly) hit 'h' to find out some options. I couldn't get by without '/' and some others.
 
  


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