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Re: [SLE] Info vs. Man -- Konqueror to the Rescue!
  • From: "Carlos E. R." <robin1.listas@xxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Wed, 16 Feb 2005 02:39:21 +0100 (CET)
  • Message-id: <Pine.LNX.4.58.0502160234310.10965@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>

The Tuesday 2005-02-15 at 17:11 -0800, Randall R Schulz wrote:

> Furthermore, those who, like me, dislike the "info" program as a viewer
> for info files may be pleased to know that Konqueror has a protocol
> specifically for presenting info files. It presents info files in a
> form far more accessible than the info command itself. You can think of
> it as being an HTML conversion of a command's info files.

For the command line, we can use "pinfo" instead ;-)

Also, time ago, susehelp came with such a tool that worked with any
browser. We just went to http://localhost, and the sample page had a link
for man and info pages.

> To see the complete list of Konqueror protocols configured for your
> system, run "kinfocenter" and select the "protocols" category. Some of
> the protocols include a documentation string that explains their use.
> If there's a KDE Menu entry for this, I don't know what it is. If
> someone out there does, please enlighten me.

Interesting :-)

Carlos Robinson

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