l i n u x - u s e r s - g r o u p - o f - d a v i s
Next Meeting:
July 7: Social gathering
Next Installfest:
Latest News:
Jun. 14: June LUGOD meeting cancelled
Page last updated:
2001 Dec 30 17:00

The following is an archive of a post made to our 'vox-tech mailing list' by one of its subscribers.

Report this post as spam:

(Enter your email address)
Re: [vox-tech] reading gzip'd files inline
[Date Prev][Date Next][Thread Prev][Thread Next][Date Index][Thread Index]

Re: [vox-tech] reading gzip'd files inline

On Mon 19 Feb 01, 11:32 AM, Dale Bewley said: 
> On Mon, 19 Feb 2001, Peter Jay Salzman wrote:
> > question:
> > 
> > given
> >     doc.txt.gz
> >     doc.ps.gz
> > 
> > how do i read these file in line?   i've tried:
> > 
> >     gzip -d -c doc.txt.gz | vi
> >     gzip -d -c doc.ps.gz | gv
> > 
> > but neither vim nor gv like getting data from stdin.  vim complains about no
> > controlling tty and gv just displays nothing.
> I hope I'm not stating the obvious, but
>  gzip -d -c doc.txt.gz | more
> will work.

i mis-stated my question.  sorry about that.  i really wanted to pipe it
into the editor, not just view it on the screen.  :)


LUGOD Group on LinkedIn
Sign up for LUGOD event announcements
Your email address:
LUGOD Group on Facebook
'Like' LUGOD on Facebook:

Hosting provided by:
Sunset Systems
Sunset Systems offers preconfigured Linux systems, remote system administration and custom software development.

LUGOD: Linux Users' Group of Davis
PO Box 2082, Davis, CA 95617
Contact Us

LUGOD is a 501(c)7 non-profit organization
based in Davis, California
and serving the Sacramento area.
"Linux" is a trademark of Linus Torvalds.

Sponsored in part by:
Appahost Applications
For a significant contribution towards our projector, and a generous donation to allow us to continue meeting at the Davis Library.