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Month: September 2012

Re: [trinity-users] Continuation: Re: [trinity-users] Installing Trinity on Squeeze: problem with recommends

From: Calvin Morrison <mutantturkey@...>
Date: Tue, 18 Sep 2012 10:39:43 -0400
On 18 September 2012 07:57, leee <leee@...> wrote:
> On Monday 17 September 2012 17:10:53 Lisi wrote:
>> I started again.  I installed a fairly basic Squeeze system, I then
>> installed LXDE (without a hitch), then desktop-base-trinity, also without a
>> hitch.  I used only the official repository.
>> I now had a working system with a terminal in which I could scroll back,
>> and if I wanted copy in order to paste.
>> Next I tried to install kde-trinity.  A long error message ensued.  But
>> this time I could scroll back to see the whole message.
> Just an observation:  If you're in a situation where you can only work via the
> console and can't scroll back to see errors that have scrolled off-screen
> then either pipe the command through a pager, like less, or re-direct std

for example:

echo "lol" | less
echo "lol  > output_file

> output & std err to a file.  You can then use less or an editor, like nano,
> or even copy it to another system to view the entire output and find out what
> happened.
> I held off from commenting earlier because I got bounced from trinity-users
> again (this only became apparent after I'd noticed that I hadn't received any
> trinity-users posting for about a month or so).  Anyway, as a result I missed
> the start of this thread and I didn't realise that you hadn't actually been
> able to see the relevant messages.
> LeeE