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Standalone wireless network adapter [closed]

What I'm looking for is a standalone wireless adapter that connects to a certain network, so that a message can be sent out through the network and this wireless adapter receives it and starts making ...
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How can I switch line-wrapping on and off from within less

I know I can run less -S and avoid long line wrapping. But can I switch wrapping on and off from within less?
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How to wget a list of pages linked to from a list that is spread over many pages

I have a webpage that basically consists of a list of links to other pages. Using wget I would like to download all the pages listed. Using "wget -r -l1 URL" I basically get what I want. But how ...
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Are there any pagers that use emacs keybindings?

Both more and less seem to be heavily influenced by the vi commands. Are there any pagers that are more emacs like out of the box?
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Is there an automatically scrolling, time-delayed Unix pager command?

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?
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bash: colorized man page

Where do I have to take a look at in the system to colorize the man pages? The man pages are viewed with less, so I tried adding the following lines to my .bashrc to change the colors: (Which works ...
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Preventing the pager less from exiting when scrolling beyond the end of file

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 ...
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Let less work like cat, if only one screen full of text

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 ...
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Linux Man command help

Are there any tricks/sites/methods to use the linux man command in a more convenient way ? I love commands in terminal but for some strange reason I preferred to type man in firefox then in the ...
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Change less (pager) default options

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 ...
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Use `less` pager on file with non-standard encoding

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, ...
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emacs as a pager?

I am looking for a way to use emacs as my pager command in the shell (for example with man or to scroll the output of an asynchronous command with a large amount of output). I use emacsclient as my ...
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How can I make the man command not use a pager?

How can I force the man command to not use a pager, and instead output the whole manpage at once and keep all highlighting? If I use man -P cat or man | cat, I lose highlighting.