I have some logs which I want to read in less. Unfortunately, scattered throughout the otherwise text file are some non-ascii characters that less displays as highlighted junk. This is really ...
Does less have an incremental search? I'm on xubuntu.
I want to have the best of both worlds with tail and less. Following multiple files, like tail can, but also having the scrollable buffer of less. So, I tried: tail -f mylog1 mylog2 | less +F But ...
I'm struggling to figure out a way to do this...I'm using less to view a large (~1GB) file. I want to jump to line "$n" in the file - preferably without having to wait for lines 1-($n-1) to scroll by ...
I prefer using "less" to reading logfiles. As opposed to "tail -f" I can both follow (Shift + F), stop (Ctrl + C), and navigate up and down u and d, etc. Now what I really would like is the ability ...
I have started working with rxvt-unicode (aka urxvt) but found an issue with mouse-wheel scrolling, as compared to gnome-terminal and konsole. The mouse wheel works fine for going through the ...
is there a way to syntax highlight a file I see in Less? actually I'm using this command to open an xml file (and sometimes a series of them) less htmleditors/htmleditors_config.xml or less ...
I just found out I can use less with multiple files. less status line tells me (END) - Next: file2.txt But how do I navigate previous/next from less?
Using the less command on linux in tail mode (F command or less -f) consistently stops working on certain machines and/or certain files. New changes simply stop showing up. I know I've fixed this ...
I use the --colour option of grep a lot, but I often use less as well. How can I pipe grep results to less and still preserve the coloring. (Or is that possible?) grep "search-string" -R * --colour | ...