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Make info pages much less painful

Terminal - Make info pages much less painful
pinfo date
2009-03-30 10:05:56
User: atoponce
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Make info pages much less painful

The pinfo package makes info pages much more bearable. It is a ncurses-based POSIX utility for viewing info and man pages using lynx style keyboard shortcuts and rendering. Links are highlighted blue, the current location of your cursor is red. Navigating and searching are easy. Worth the install.

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Terminal - Alternatives
pinfo
2009-04-29 19:08:37
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pinfo package provide a nice info alternative based on ncurses.

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I dig. Works great with

alias man='pinfo '

which is now heading to my ever-larger .bashrc

Comment by clockworkavian 285 weeks and 4 days ago

I have the following clause at the end of the debian manpage for tar burned into my brain: "The GNU folks, in general, abhor man pages, and create info documents instead."

Comment by bwoodacre 285 weeks and 4 days ago

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