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fredg
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man salix

Post by fredg » 13. Nov 2009, 20:01

Hi,

What about making a salix man page ? (I will write it)
The goal : "man salix" will tell the user what he can do once salix is installed in order to not let him alone.
Why a man page ? because even in a core install you can read it ;)

This thread is to think about what can be necessary and vital in a simple man page .

1- Packages management :
slapt-get:
update and upgrade : slapt-get -u && slapt-get upgrade
install : slapt-get -i plop.txz
how to install a local package:
installpkg plop.t{x,g}z

2- users

3- services

4- modules

5- online support : Jabber, direct link to IRC chatroom, forum

6- importants man pages list

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Re: man salix

Post by thenktor » 14. Nov 2009, 15:00

Not a bad idea, but who will ever find that manpage? Perhaps a hint at the end of the installation?
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Re: man salix

Post by JRD » 15. Nov 2009, 12:07

I really like the idea...but I don't know AT ALL how to write man pages !
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Re: man salix

Post by fredg » 15. Nov 2009, 16:25

First try:
$ wget -c http://download.tuxfamily.org/fredgnix/salix/salix.1
# cp salix.1 /usr/man/man1
And to read :
$ man salix

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Re: man salix

Post by gapan » 15. Nov 2009, 21:31

Good idea and a very nice start with it :)
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Re: man salix

Post by JRD » 15. Nov 2009, 21:45

Really good !
One little problem : your firstname is misdisplayed "Frédéric" instead of "Frédéric". Seams like an UTF8 bug.
Is it only me or … ?
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Re: man salix

Post by Shador » 15. Nov 2009, 23:22

Looks great so far. :)
JRD wrote:One little problem : your firstname is misdisplayed "Frédéric" instead of "Frédéric". Seams like an UTF8 bug.
Is it only me or … ?
Yes, it does here too.

After some searching I found this: http://linux.die.net/man/7/groff_char
Accordingly one has to write '\['e]' instead of 'é'.
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