[arch-general] script to reformat 'pacman -Ss' output into 2 readable columns (prevents blindness)

fons at kokkinizita.net fons at kokkinizita.net
Fri Aug 6 16:34:32 EDT 2010

On Fri, Aug 06, 2010 at 05:11:27PM +0100, nigel at greenlemur.com wrote:

> On Thu, Aug 05, 2010 at 10:51:45PM -0500, David C. Rankin wrote:
> >http://www.3111skyline.com/dl/Archlinux/scripts/srch2list.sh
> I'm new to Arch and to the list but wanted to say thanks for posting
> this up. I've found pacman a great tool for getting what I need
> installed, but browsing and looking around it was tricky - this script
> is really useful for that.

Nice. But why not read from stdin if no file is given, e.g.

   pacman -Ss ttf | srch2list.sh


There are three of them, and Alleline.

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