LinuxQuestions.org
Download your favorite Linux distribution at LQ ISO.
Go Back   LinuxQuestions.org > Forums > Linux Forums > Linux - Newbie
User Name
Password
Linux - Newbie This Linux forum is for members that are new to Linux.
Just starting out and have a question? If it is not in the man pages or the how-to's this is the place!

Notices


Reply
  Search this Thread
Old 05-01-2004, 06:04 AM   #1
gekko9
LQ Newbie
 
Registered: May 2004
Location: WoopWoop-WA
Distribution: SuSE 9.1 prof
Posts: 8

Rep: Reputation: 0
Huge text in man pages and help


Running Red Hat 9.0 on Presario 2500 (for two days).When I go to the Help
section from the Red Hat Button with Konqueror, the text is so large I sometimes only get one or two letters on the page.Otherwise it is OK,but I need my man pages bad!
 
Old 05-01-2004, 09:45 AM   #2
grcunningham
Member
 
Registered: Apr 2004
Location: Florida
Distribution: RedHat 9.0/Afterstep
Posts: 103

Rep: Reputation: 15
have you tried opening a terminal and typing:
man <command> ?
 
Old 05-01-2004, 11:51 AM   #3
gekko9
LQ Newbie
 
Registered: May 2004
Location: WoopWoop-WA
Distribution: SuSE 9.1 prof
Posts: 8

Original Poster
Rep: Reputation: 0
No, but I will try that on next reboot to RH, ta. (Have a winmodem to,so
using second choice OS now.
 
Old 05-01-2004, 12:01 PM   #4
thomasmathew
LQ Newbie
 
Registered: Apr 2003
Location: India
Distribution: Red Hat 8.0
Posts: 23

Rep: Reputation: 15
It seems you are having a Dual boot system with Windows as the other one. So if you have your Windows harddisk partition mounted under Linux OS, then open the terminal and type to redirect the output to a file.
$man <command> > <file.txt>
Copy the newly created file to the windows partition and open it under Windows to read it. Before that keep in mind to give the necessary permissions rights for writing to Windows partition from a normal user account than from the root.
Beware I am not supporting Windows in any ways, this is just for reading your man pages and to make your Linux get corrected.

Thomas.
 
  


Reply


Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is Off
HTML code is Off



Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
What do you mean by MAN pages? inspectreo Linux - Newbie 2 05-08-2005 02:12 PM
man pages in text file serji Linux - Newbie 6 10-20-2003 03:59 PM
man pages in text file serji Linux - Software 6 10-20-2003 03:35 PM
converting man pages to windows-readable text peok Linux - General 4 10-12-2003 02:52 PM
MAN Pages..can I export to a text file? phil1076 Linux - General 4 10-29-2001 08:11 AM


All times are GMT -5. The time now is 09:05 AM.

Main Menu
Advertisement
My LQ
Write for LQ
LinuxQuestions.org is looking for people interested in writing Editorials, Articles, Reviews, and more. If you'd like to contribute content, let us know.
Main Menu
Syndicate
RSS1  Latest Threads
RSS1  LQ News
Twitter: @linuxquestions
Facebook: linuxquestions Google+: linuxquestions
Open Source Consulting | Domain Registration