Subject: RE: [htdig] how to start htdig
From: Florez, Nestor (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Date: Wed Aug 30 2000 - 13:43:31 PDT
Well, I am running Red Hat 6.2 and I tried th command below and I know that
is doing something because takes a while before the prompt comesback, but I
do not see anything hapenning.
I have everything that has to do with htdig in /opt/www/ even the downloads
for htdig and configdig. I installed and configured both packages as user
I will try Carlos Ramirez idea and see what happens.
Is there more info like a document that tells me all that his tool does.
The main page for htdig has an introducton to this tool
"The ht://Dig system is a complete world wide web indexing and searching
system for a domain or intranet. This system is not meant to replace the
need for powerful internet-wide search systems like Lycos, Infoseek, Google
and AltaVista. Instead it is meant to cover the search needs for a single
company, campus, or even a particular sub section of a web site.
As opposed to some WAIS-based or web-server based search engines, ht://Dig
can easily span several web servers. The type of these different web servers
doesn't matter as long as they understand common protocols like HTTP.
ht://Dig was developed at San Diego State University as a way to search the
various web servers on the campus network. Here are some examples of the
application of ht://Dig on the SDSU network: "
But is there more. Forgive me for asking beginners questions, but I am at
that stage. I did look at the FAQ site, but is there a document that gives
me more info.
From: email@example.com [mailto:firstname.lastname@example.org]
Subject: Re: [htdig] how to start htdig
If your system is like mine --
> Hi everyone,
> I am new at using ht//dig. I have been reading the web page
> and I downloaded tha latest htdig and the latest conifgdig from
> and I was able to install and configure both packages. My questions is
> that I do not seem to find the information that tell me how do I start the
> I found documentation on almost everything except how do I start.
> Is it really obvious and I just do not see it?
> Can someone pelase give information.
> Nestor :-)
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