Debian Package a Day (debaday) wrote,
Debian Package a Day

pinfo - An alternative info-file viewer

pinfo is an viewer for Info documents, which is based on ncurses. The key-commands are in the style of lynx.

Thomas Q. tells us:
There are a lot of manuals that are more detailed in the so-called info page. But my problem was that I had forgotten the handling of the "info" program every time I wanted to use it. I found a program called "pinfo", which has a prettier output and is very easy to use. It is a console program and ncurses-based.

Very handy indeed! I nearly missed seeing this recommendation. I just used it for digging around the cvs info page.

Thomas always warns us: "Be careful with water -- it's full of hydrogen and oxygen!" Wise words.

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