[Wolves] Last nights meet

James Turner james at turnersoft.co.uk
Thu Jun 4 18:19:13 UTC 2009

dick_turpin wrote:
> Hi All
> Really enjoyed myself last night TBH for the 1st 20 mins or so I was
> bored out my brains but things soon warmed up as Adam arrived so we had
> someone to kick in the spuds for the rest of the night :-)
> As I'm terrible with names;
> 1. Did you get your wifi working?
> 2. I found the quote that made me fall in love with ArchLinux
> *Q)* When I run "pacman --sync" it comes up with "could not open sync
> database:reponame have you used --refresh yet?" but when I run pacman
> --refresh it does nothing?!
> *A)* This error is due to your inability to read man pages. We recommend
> you try the pacman man page - it really is very useful.

Here's another newbie question I saw answered on Usenet many years 
ago... may not be quite as I remembered, but captures the general 
essence of the response:

Q: What's the difference between the cp and mv commands?
A: man cp > cp-man ; man mv > mv-man ; diff cp-man mv-man



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