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Old 01-19-2009, 12:17 PM   #1
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Question Need help with the less command


Dear Linux experts,

I'm taking an intro to Linux class and the question below has me stumped.

"Use less to place all files in /etc in the 'less' buffer at the same time. List the 'less' command that allows you to jump to file 75."

My partial solution is: less /etc/*

This gives me the contents of each file. I can jump from one file to the next using the :n , but I can only more forward one file at a time. Any suggestions would be appreciated.

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Old 01-19-2009, 02:20 PM   #2
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man less:
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:x Examine the first file in the command line list. If a number N
is specified, the N-th file in the list is examined.
 
  


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