[WNYLUG-Users] Shell command suggestions

Joe josephj at main.nc.us
Thu Jul 21 03:22:13 EDT 2011


On 07/20/2011 04:56 PM, SilverBear wrote:
> 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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konsole.

I'll look at complete.  complete -p made a 10 page listing for me to 
pour over.

Thanks.

Joe




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