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Latest revision as of 17:06, 7 October 2011

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Less

http://www.gnu.org/software/less/
'Less' is a paginator file similar to 'more' or 'pg,' but that allows backward as well as forward movement through the file. In addition, it doesn't have to read the entire input file before starting, so it starts large files faster than text editors like vi. Less uses termcap (or terminfo on some terminals) so it can run on a variety of terminals; there is even limited support for hard copy terminals.

Documentation

User manual included

Heckert gnu.small.png This is a GNU package

Download

Download version 443 (stable)
released on 17 April 2011

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Licensing

LicenseVerified byVerified onNotes
SimplePermissiveNonWarrantyJanet Casey21 August 2001



Leaders and contributors

Contact(s)Role
Mark Nudelman Maintainer


Resources and communication

Audience Resource type URI
Developer,Support General http://www.greenwoodsoftware.com/less/
Bug Tracking E-mail mailto:bug-less@gnu.org


Software prerequisites

Kind Description
Weak prerequisite terminfo
Weak prerequisite termcap

This entry (in part or in whole) was last reviewed on 7 April 2009.



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