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Old 03-08-2007, 09:43 PM   #1
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The kind of question noone thinks anyone will ask


I am in console mode, and when I type ls to show the files, there are too many in it, i.e. /etc. Is there a way I can see the files in chunks?

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Old 03-08-2007, 09:45 PM   #2
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Several ways ... Perhaps most commonly ... ls | less
 
Old 03-08-2007, 09:49 PM   #3
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Thanks a lot, I owe ya one
 
Old 03-08-2007, 09:51 PM   #4
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Or save the output of the ls command to a file and view them at your leisure
Code:
ls > junk.txt
 
Old 03-08-2007, 10:39 PM   #5
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And of cousre, if you know what "chunk" (technical term ??? ), use wild-carding
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ls xyz*
 
  


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