Sunday, 24 April 2011

Exit Man Page in Linux/Unix

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 Whenever i ran "Man" in linux or unix i had a peculiar problem of not  being able to exit man using ctrl+D or ctrl+C commands.I used to close the terminal to exit :-)

Today i figured out that all i had to do is press 'q' on my keyboard. How silly of me.

Check out:Tips & Tricks for using "Man" effectively

4 comments:

  1. the "q" saved my ass today. thanks a lot man.

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  2. @Abiodun - i used to pull ot my hair trying all sort of comands randing from "ctrl+d","ctrl+c" ,"ESC"...Finally i used to close the terminal.It used to really piss me off:-)

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  3. Thanks so Much .It really saved me today..:)

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  4. Hi Learner2012.You are welcome. The man page used to bug me a lot too :-)

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