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Old 03-28-2010, 06:56 AM   #1
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Scrolling in Linux and saving stdout


Dear all,
sometimes I need to backtrack the previous stdout of some program. Unfortunately my Linux command line doesn't have a scroll button, therefore I cannot look back.

Does Linux keep past stdouts? If yes, how can I access those? Is there any easier way to look back the previous stdout?

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Old 03-28-2010, 07:07 AM   #2
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Try <shift>-<PgUp>
You can also redirect the stdout to a file, and/or use tee - see "man tee".
 
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Old 03-28-2010, 07:14 AM   #3
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"shift page up" is very cool. Is there anyway to configure its buffer size? thanks
 
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Use either tee or more/less.
 
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ok, thanks
 
  


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