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Old 03-15-2004, 10:57 PM   #1
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Post DISCUSSION: Easy 'info' guide


This thread is to discuss the article titled: Easy 'info' guide
 
Old 08-10-2004, 04:00 PM   #2
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But what if your system doesn't have info.
I tried installing texinfo but that doesn't seem to give me the program info.
 
Old 08-24-2004, 07:16 AM   #3
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Well, you could try the man pages, or this electronic bookshelf: http://www.mamiyami.com/document/oreilly/
or this:
http://www.icon.co.za/~psheer/book/index.html.gz

 
Old 01-01-2010, 05:32 AM   #4
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Quote>For those of you new to Linux/the command line, I suggest stopping in at 'info coreutils' first. This is a list of all commands basic to Linux (and most Unix's as well).<

Got my hopes up at this point.
But alas, I did type 'info coreutils' into a terminal, and have no idea how to use the information, except to embark on deep study course.
I suppose when I get to be fluent in linux, I too will be unable to actually imagine what IS basic essential information for newbies lol, no offence meant, I do appreciate motives and effort behind your work, it's just that it's not useful to me. maybe I am the dumbest person in galaxy.
But I will learn linux if I live long enough.
 
Old 01-01-2010, 06:34 AM   #5
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Nice short concise guide, good work.

One thing for sure info is a bit easier on the eyes than just doing man foo.


As for newbie docs @widda : the below should cover pretty much anything what they don't a quick Google search will.
Linux Man Pages - http://linuxmanpages.com/
The Linux Documentation Project - http://tldp.org/
http://ubuntuguide.org/wiki/Ubuntu:Karmic
Official Ubuntu Documentation - https://help.ubuntu.com/ First place to look should be your distros documentation.
LINUX: Rute User's Tutorial and Exposition - http://linux.2038bug.com/rute-home.html
 
Old 06-30-2010, 05:13 AM   #6
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I suggest
Code:
info info
(No hoax, try it).
 
  


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