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Old 03-06-2004, 12:01 PM   #1
sramelyk
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Linux HOW-TOs..


Ok.. Dumb, easy question I know.. But for some reason I am unable to find the HOW-TOs in any directory.. I am running Mandrake 9.2, and have been now for about 3 months.. Its great, and I get most of my help online.. But. I wanted to get a little better feel for the command line and would like to read a few HOW-TOs from the command line.. Never really needed to before, and have no idea were they are located.. Please help..
 
Old 03-06-2004, 12:11 PM   #2
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Which HowTos are you looking for?
 
Old 03-06-2004, 12:25 PM   #3
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You'll need to install the howto package. Rpms for various distributions (shouldn't matter which as the howtos are the same regardless of which distribution!) can be found on rpmfind.net : http://www.rpmfind.net/linux/rpm2htm...mit=Search+...

The howtos will install into /usr/share/doc/howto/
 
Old 03-06-2004, 12:36 PM   #4
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It's in the distro, just install it (-> configuration - packaging - install software and search for howto) if it's not already there. They should be located under more applications - documentation but only if you downloaded the updates that fixed that update-menus -v problem. So if you haven't updated, do so.
 
  


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