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Old 04-12-2004, 12:21 AM   #1
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stop scrolling large files

How do I enable pausing the file output such as in kickstart-config.log? It scrolles all the way to the end with out stopping.
Old 04-12-2004, 12:38 AM   #2
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You could use the pipeline (|) with "more" eg:
$ cat /etc/X11/XF86Config-4 | more
Then press enter each time to see a new line


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