In the GNOME desktop, Yelp is the help browser that appears when F1 is pressed. It provides a simple gui to view program information, manpages or anything else that the user desires. It uses simple html formatting and has been based on the webkit rendering engine since version 3.

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How can I search GNU info pages with Dash?

There is a scope for searching manual pages but I fail to find a scope for searching GNU info pages. I can launch { yelp 'info:coreutils'; } from the command line but not from the Dash.
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Yelp package building problem

I'm using Ubuntu12.04 lts. When I built the yelp package from it's source with dpkg-buildpackage command, It shows me following message, and It fall a sleep. gtk-doc: Scanning header files ...
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Man command does not work with yelp

When I was introduced with Ubuntu 8.04, the Yelp (Ubuntu documentation) was aware of man command: simply type man:<manpage> into the search string showed the desired man page in HTML look and ...
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what is the default application to show the uri in ubuntu?

I have purged the Yelp package from the system and my gnome apps now crashe when I try to display the help. It happens so because there's no valid program for displaying uri's in the system. I have ...
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Where to save Yelp files?

I've written some yelp pages using Mallard. Now I would like to know where to save them correctly in the file system (packaging). The saved Yelp files should be displayed when opening Yelp -> Go ...
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YELP does not work right

When I click on DashHome then click on the questionmark, It brings up the help system. However when I enter a command to search on it tells me this does not exist. From what I understand the engine is ...
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How to get Yelp to open the docs?

quickly tutorial Result: An empty Yelp window with the XML file opened in gedit. yelp /usr/share/quickly/templates/ubuntu-application/help/tutorial.xml --> Exactly the same problem. Worked fine a ...
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gnotime help hogs my system

In Gnotime, when I open help, the help system hogs my system resources and simply displays an empty Yelp screen. If I run Gnotime in Terminal, I get this message: GTT: GConf: Warning: get ...
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Why is it taking so long to open the Ubuntu Help Center?

When I click on the Help Center Icon in the 'System' menu, it takes more than a minute to launch the program. More than a minute, for a text only program seeming like a website! All my other programs ...
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Why documentation says release is 11.04 instead of 10.10 [closed]

I went to the desktop menu and opened System->About Ubuntu to read more. It says You are using Ubuntu 11.04 when I am using 10.10. Why is that so? Update: This has been fixed!