[linux] Recommend an info->anything_readable converter

Aaron Grewell AGrewell at uwb.edu
Mon Oct 17 11:18:07 PDT 2005


On Mon, 2005-10-17 at 11:10 -0700, Ethan Merritt wrote:

> On Monday 17 October 2005 11:05 am, Aaron Grewell wrote:

> > If you have KDE available, go to Konqueror and type info:/topicname into

> > the address bar. It will then show the info page as though it were an

> > HTML page. This also works with man, and is much more fun than the CLI

> > info reader.

>

> Hah! Now that is useful.

>

> Do you happen to know what controls its search path?

> It finds some of the system-provided info files just fine,

> but fails to find others that were installed into

> /usr/share/.../info

>


Try exporting a modified $INFOPATH. I've never tried it, but it might
work. :)



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