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Old 07-03-2006, 06:36 PM   #1
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ls command

Quick question on the "ls"command (and others likewise)
in tty login mode
i cd to /usr/bin
There is so much I cannot see it all
Is there a way to scroll and is there an option like show 1 screenful, click space to continue thing.
Ps. In forum what are "LG tags"
Old 07-03-2006, 06:39 PM   #2
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You can use shift+page up or you can use the scroll lock key ( Now you know what that other lock keys for! ) or my favourite way is by piping into less

ls /usr/bin | less
Old 07-03-2006, 06:40 PM   #3
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you can pipe it through another command :
ls | less
ls | more
both will work.
Old 07-03-2006, 07:28 PM   #4
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thank you.


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