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Re: [opensuse] Commands and Documentation (was: A request to Attachmate/Novell
  • From: Roger Oberholtzer <roger@xxxxxx>
  • Date: Wed, 14 Dec 2011 19:57:29 +0100
  • Message-id: <1323889049.3841.1.camel@barracuda.pacific>
On Wed, 2011-12-14 at 12:07 -0500, Adam Tauno Williams wrote:
On Wed, 2011-12-14 at 11:22 -0500, Anton Aylward wrote:
Linux Tyro said the following on 12/14/2011 09:46 AM:
On Wed, Dec 14, 2011 at 6:31 AM, Bob Williams
<linux@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
But that article is for 11.4 suse, all commands equally work with 12.1
openSUSE also?
I should think that for all except the distribution-specific commands,
thinks like zypper, yum, apt-get, the command documentation you referred
to about ubuntu would apply.
After all, the distributions are about packaging and added value, not
about core functionality.


Do *not* use the web for such information; use the *local*
documentation. That more-or-less is guaranteed to correspond to the
command as installed [build options, version, etc..] on your

Or just run "xman" and you can browse the system documentation. [it
used to be possible to see manual pages in yelp (GNOME Help), but that
seems to have gone away].

On KDE, in dolphin, for the URL type:


to get to the man pages.


Yours sincerely,

Roger Oberholtzer

OPQ Systems / Ramböll RST

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