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Old 04-15-2004, 09:41 AM   #1
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Stupid question... too much output in terminal

So I was curious about Lynx, and upon typing 'lynx --help', roughly 12 or so pages' worth of text fly by and I'm at the bottom with my root@localhost# cursor blinking. So my question is this... how can I limit the amount of output so that I can just push enter for the next page, or how can I scroll up in the terminal?

I know I could just use the bash, but I like the old-school feeling you get with a terminal, heh..
Old 04-15-2004, 09:57 AM   #2
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lynx --help | more
Old 04-15-2004, 09:57 AM   #3
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try typing

lynx --help |more

spacebar will then page to the next page etc.
Old 04-15-2004, 10:00 AM   #4
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Ah, ok, thanks guys.
Old 04-15-2004, 10:20 AM   #5
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<shift> + PgUp
<shift> + PgDn

Scrolls in a console.

Just typing lynx and enter would give you some help in the form of a web page.


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