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Old 12-31-2001, 12:05 AM   #1
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How to see the info that has scrolled up?

Such as the errors when installing sth and starting one prog.
Old 12-31-2001, 12:11 AM   #2
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Try pressing the Shift-PageUp or the Shift-PageDown keys.
Old 12-31-2001, 11:19 AM   #3
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Sometimes I'll run programs and redirect the output to a text file, such as './program > output.txt.' I find that very helpful with stuff I want to take a close look at. Additionally, you could also pipe the output into more, like this './program | more.' That will pause the output one screenful at a time.

A couple of ideas anyway....
Old 01-02-2002, 01:16 PM   #4
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if you are running these programs in an xterm, you can set xterm command line options for scroll back..

ie. xterm -sl 3000 -sb

this is start an xterm with a scroll bar and a scroll buffer of 3000 bytes. Then you can just click on the scroll bar to go back. However, redirecting to a file and then viewing the file might be a better approach (runthis > runthis.out)

Hope this helps,
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the -sl <number> is the number of lines to save in the buffer..



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