[Techtalk] 'nother obvious newbie question

ktb x.y.f at home.com
Mon Oct 1 23:45:18 EST 2001

On Mon, Oct 01, 2001 at 09:29:49PM -0700, Rachel Herold wrote:
> 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.

You can use 'zless file.gz' or 'zmore file.gz' to view .gz files.  
If your talking about the various man-pages in /usr/man then use "man"
$ man man 
will tell you how to use "man"

"The significant problems we face cannot be solved at the
   same level of thinking we were at when we created them."
                                     --Albert Einstein

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