Where is the info viewer?

Thomas Mueller mueller6722 at twc.com
Tue Sep 10 08:42:30 UTC 2019

> On Tue, Sep 10, 2019 at 02:00:33PM +0700, Victor Sudakov wrote:
> > Dear Colleagues,

> > I've noticed that the info utility has disappeared from the recent
> > versions of FreeBSD.

> > There are a lot of info files in /usr/local/share/info/, what should I
> > read them with other than less ?

> >From /usr/src/UPDATING:

>         The GNU texinfo and GNU info pages have been removed.
>         To be able to view GNU info pages please install texinfo from ports.

> Herbert

Better than the user-unfriendly GNU info is pinfo, in FreeBSD ports category misc.

I install and use pinfo in both FreeBSD and NetBSD.


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