[nycbug-talk] list protocol. . .
scottro at nyc.rr.com
Mon Feb 23 15:09:12 EST 2004
On Mon, Feb 23, 2004 at 02:40:19PM -0500, Trish Lynch wrote:
> On Sat, 21 Feb 2004, Scott Robbins wrote:
> > There's also the point that sometimes people simply don't realize there
> > is a man page for something. For instance, on an irc channel, someone
> > asked about speeding up FreeBSD and I suggested looking at man tune--the
> > fellow hadn't realized there was such a man page.
> its "man tuning" for the tuning(7) man page.
Heh, you're right, that's what happens when writing when busy. :)
> I have to say, the best thing anyone ever directly taught me about UNIX
> in general was how to sue apropos(1) (aka whatis or man -k) and man.
I always misspell apropos so I tend to stick with man -k
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