RTFM function

rtfm() { help [email protected] || man [email protected] || $BROWSER "http://www.google.com/[email protected]"; }

By: hunterm
2011-01-05 02:53:38

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What Others Think

That is so beautiful! You could add info [email protected] in there somewhere, too, perhaps with a conditional so it only loads info pages in the info reader and man pages in man: [[ -f /usr/share/info/[email protected]* ]] && info [email protected]
dennisw · 512 weeks and 2 days ago
If encountered a problem with the help command. It matches patterns not complete commands. Thus if I call `rtfm tr` it shows the help for the `trap` command which is clearly not what I wanted. Any suggestions?
antibus · 287 weeks and 1 day ago

What do you think?

Any thoughts on this command? Does it work on your machine? Can you do the same thing with only 14 characters?

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