I know I can run less -S and avoid long line wrapping. But can I switch wrapping on and off from within less?
I'd like to view output of big commands slowed down, like a slideshow with e.g. automatic, 500ms delay between each scroll. What is the simplest way to achieve this?
I like less and use it as my default pager in Linux. However, there are times that I am scrolling down through a large document quickly and less exits when I reach the end of the document before I ...
On my Debian machine here, less always opens the alternate screen to show stuff. This is annoying, if there are only 2 or 3 lines to be displayed. I'd like less to: work as pager, if there is more ...
I'm using Ubuntu 10.04. My default pager(set using update-alternatives, not $PAGER) is less. The problem is, when I use ri(Ruby documentation tool) with the '-f ansi' mode, less shows the escape ...
I often use the less pager to view logfiles. Usually I use less -F to follow the progress of the log à la tail. However, some logfiles use national characters in a non-standard encoding (Latin-1, ...