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Re: Output of "yum list installed"



On Tuesday 23 June 2009 14:52:56 Patrick O'Callaghan wrote:
> On Tue, 2009-06-23 at 14:47 +0100, Anne Wilson wrote:
> > On Tuesday 23 June 2009 14:40:20 Patrick O'Callaghan wrote:
> > > You're absolutely right. I naively thought that info on colourizing the
> > > output of yum would be in the man page for yum, while in fact that page
> > > simply mentions that you can "colorize" the output but doesn't say what
> > > it means, nor that further info is in the yum.conf man page.
> >
> > That's another advantage of reading man pages in konqueror.  As you start
> > to type the name in you see a list of all related man pages
> > (name-related, that is).
>
> Not really. I knew already that yum.conf had its own man page. What I
> didn't realize is that I needed to look there for info on colours.
> Judging by the various hypotheses put forward in this thread I suspect
> that I'm not the only one.
>
I just find it a very useful jolt to the memory :-) and heaven knows, I need 
that sometimes :-)

> In fact if I used one of the desktop search engines I might have saved
> myself and everyone else the bother, but I still haven't come across one
> that worked reliably and didn't eat all my cpu. Admittedly it has been
> quite a while since I tried.
>
I had beagle working well in Mandriva 2008.1, I think it was, but I still 
haven't got strigi working to replace it.

Anne
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