[CentOS] Help finding the X man page.

Nicolas Thierry-Mieg Nicolas.Thierry-Mieg at imag.fr
Mon Jan 11 20:46:33 UTC 2010



Todd Denniston wrote:
> I would like to tweak the way my gnome-terminals are coming up and the `man gnome-terminal` refers
> me to the "X" man page (specifically for --geometry).
> Although I have found what is probably an adequate version on line[1] (from the x.org folks no
> less), I would like to have the man page from CentOS ON my system.
>
> my yum foo is not doing so well...
> $ yum  whatprovides \*/man7\*/X\*gz
> Loaded plugins: fastestmirror, security
> No Matches found
>
> and
> $ yum  whatprovides \*/man\*/X\*gz
> ... is a bit overwhelming and did not seem to have what I was looking for.
>
>
> further gentle clue-by-four available?
>
> [1] http://www.x.org/archive/X11R6.8.1/doc/X.7.html
>

man Xorg ?

a few others visible here:
[nthierry at localhost ~]$ rpm -q xorg-x11-server-Xorg -l | grep man
/usr/share/man/man1/Xorg.1x.gz
/usr/share/man/man1/Xserver.1x.gz
/usr/share/man/man1/cvt.1.gz
/usr/share/man/man1/gtf.1x.gz
/usr/share/man/man1/scanpci.1x.gz
/usr/share/man/man4/fbdevhw.4.gz
/usr/share/man/man5/xorg.conf.5x.gz


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