[WNYLUG-Users] Shell command suggestions

SilverBear silverbear at inbox.com
Wed Jul 20 16:56:27 EDT 2011


Hi Joe,
Are you using a terminal emulator -- like konsole-- or is this a log-in terminal session?

This might give you a direction to scout in:
http://www.debian-administration.org/articles/316

> -----Original Message-----
> From: josephj at main.nc.us
> Sent: Sun, 17 Jul 2011 17:01:07 -0400
> To: users at wnylug.org
> Subject: [WNYLUG-Users] Shell command suggestions
> 
> I use a bunch of my shell scripts on the command line.
> 
> For instance, I have one named rmpq.
> When I make a typo, I get something like this (unless I get lucky and
> the typo exists!):
> 
> bigbird at sananda:~/pq$ mpq
> No command 'mpq' found, did you mean:
>   Command 'mpd' from package 'mpich2' (universe)
>   Command 'mpd' from package 'mpd' (universe)
>   Command 'mpb' from package 'mpb' (universe)
>   Command 'mpc' from package 'mpc' (universe)
>   Command 'mpqc' from package 'mpqc' (universe)
>   Command 'pq' from package 'pq' (multiverse)
>   Command 'mp' from package 'mp' (universe)
>   Command 'maq' from package 'maq' (universe)
>   Command 'lpq' from package 'lpr' (universe)
>   Command 'lpq' from package 'lprng' (universe)
>   Command 'lpq' from package 'cups-bsd' (main)
> mpq: command not found
> 
> Is there an *easy* way to tell Linux about my scripts so it offers them
> as suggestions as well?
> 
> They're not in a package although maybe they could be put in a dummy one
> if I knew how.
> 
> TIA
> 
> Joe
> 
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