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 -- New to KDE4? - get help from http://userbase.kde.org Just found a cool new feature? Add it to UserBase
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