Month names in panel

Peter Humphrey prh at
Thu Apr 14 11:08:53 CEST 2005

On Wed, 13 Apr 2005 19:43:10 -0500
Marc Schwartz <MSchwartz at> wrote:

> One possibility would be to use 'apropos' which searches the 'whatis'
> database for keywords. Now you can only use one keyword, so something
> like:
> $ apropos date
> returns a _bunch_ of stuff, which includes:
> strftime             (3)  - format date and time
> By using something like:
> $ apropos date | grep format
> this filters the returned volume down to a managable amount and would
> correspond to a boolean search with two keywords.
> HTH,

Hmm. It doesn't matter how many things you know; the trick is in seeing
ways to combine them or finding things in other areas that might help.
Thanks again, Marc. Now to go back to wrestling with hard lockups such
as have been mentioned in another thread.

Peter Humphrey
Linux Counter 5290, Aug 93.

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