[Techtalk] 'nother obvious newbie question

coldfire rolick571 at duq.edu
Tue Oct 2 00:33:21 EST 2001

> help!
> okay, I get it installed, how come I can't figure out how to read the dern
> doc files?  I found a whole set of help files ending in .gz but haven't been
> able to figure out how to read/open them.  I've tried all the obvious
> things, a few non-obvious things (at least non-obvious to a windows person),
> but I give up and decided I shouldn't waste so much time (2 hours is enough)
> when I can ask someone.

gz is the extension for a 'gzipped' file ... the command to extract these
files would be "gzip -dvf" (--decompress, --verbose, --force) ... 

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