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Old 07-05-2002, 12:01 AM   #1
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--help why...!??


when i type tar --help
my screen wont pause
any remedy for this!??

thanx!
 
Old 07-05-2002, 12:18 AM   #2
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got it!
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just like old dos

laterz...
 
Old 07-05-2002, 12:19 AM   #3
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what do you mean by your screen won't pause?
 
Old 07-05-2002, 12:20 AM   #4
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oh... posted right after you replied to yourself
 
Old 07-05-2002, 12:21 AM   #5
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Try using less. It allows you to scroll back and forth.
 
Old 07-05-2002, 01:00 AM   #6
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you got an example for the less command!??


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Old 07-05-2002, 01:29 AM   #7
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tar --help | less

less /etc/inittab

When you're done viewing, press the ' q ' key to exit less. Check out the man page for less.
 
Old 07-05-2002, 12:05 PM   #8
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thanx!
 
Old 07-05-2002, 12:29 PM   #9
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if you check the /sbin directory, i think "more" is symlinked to "less" so it makes no difference now.
 
Old 07-05-2002, 12:30 PM   #10
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unless it still varies from distro to distro.
 
Old 07-05-2002, 01:13 PM   #11
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hmmm... i love linx!!!
 
Old 07-05-2002, 01:14 PM   #12
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