RE: [nslu2-general] Re: Novice question
- Hi John,
What I think you are going to need to do is create another user making sure
that you specify the home directory (your login message indicated you have
no home directory) and shell you want to use. The man command should then
work (if it is installed and in the path) correctly. You can also modify
your current login to add these parameters.
What you are really going to need is a nice Linux reference manual to help
you along. I would go to your local library and check one out but do browse
through them to see if they make sense to you. After you get a little more
comfortable you may want to buy one. There are lots of supposed good
manuals for sale but you need to buy one that talks to you and your needs.
O'Reilly publishers was a set called "Linux in a Nutshell" and several
others. Check out their web at http://linux.oreilly.com/ . I generally
don't buy direct for O'Reilly.
Linux is not as easy as Windows but you get into the guts more often an once
you learn it is a great deal of fun.
From: firstname.lastname@example.org [mailto:email@example.com]
On Behalf Of j_ohare2003
Sent: Monday, September 19, 2005 12:16 PM
Subject: [nslu2-general] Re: Novice question
Thanks for responding but I think my roblem is more fundemental. I
have tried below with your suggestion but still no joy.
# man cat
man: No such file or directory
Could you tell me specific man command that works for you? I have
tried a number of commands and always get the same response.
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> Hi,information on.
> # man xxxxxx where the xxxxxx is the command you want
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> I'm a Linux novice and have recently loaded Unslung onto nslu2. I
> have things moved onto a hard disk with Telnet and passswords
> out. I have been working with ipkg and updated etc. I only havethe
> root user set up and when I use the man command, which installed Ias
> login: root
> No directory, logging in with HOME=/
> BusyBox v0.60.4 (2004.07.01-03:05+0000) Built-in shell (ash)
> Enter 'help' for a list of built-in commands.
> # man
> man: No such file or directory
> This also happens with other things I install. Is this something
> simple as a PATH command as in MSDOS and if so what command shallI
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