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shell function to make gnu info act like man.

Terminal - shell function to make gnu info act like man.
alias info='info --vi-keys'
2010-02-16 16:35:17
User: eightmillion
Functions: alias
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shell function to make gnu info act like man.

I use this alias in my bashrc. The --vi-keys option makes info use vi-like and less-like key bindings.

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Terminal - Alternatives
myinfo() { info --subnodes -o - $1 | less; }
2010-02-16 13:09:32
User: bartonski
Functions: info
9

For those who hate navigating info pages, a shell function which will dump the contents to stdout, then page it through less, thus acting like 'man'.

info --vi-keys
2009-04-11 22:10:08
User: kFiddle
Functions: info
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Info has some of the worst keybindings I've ever seen. Being a vim user, I attribute that to emacs influence. Use the --vi-keys option to use some of the vi keybindings, although this won't change all the keybindings. Use the "infokey" program to have more control over info keybindings.

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