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GNU less

https://www.gnu.org/software/less/
Display paginator

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.

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Download

https://ftp.gnu.org/gnu/less/less-530.tar.gz

version 530 (stable)
released on 17 February 2018



User level

Beginner


Categories

Related Projects





Licensing

License

Verified by

Verified on

Notes

Verified by

Bendikker

Verified on

4 May 2018

Notes

GPLv3orlater or Cryptix alike

Verified by

Bendikker

Verified on

4 May 2018

Notes

GPLv3orlater or Cryptix alike




Leaders and contributors

Contact(s)Role
Mark Nudelman Maintainer


Resources and communication

AudienceResource typeURI
Debian (Ref)https://tracker.debian.org/pkg/less
Ruby (Ref)https://rubygems.org/gems/less
Downloadhttps://ftp.gnu.org/gnu/less
Generalhttp://www.greenwoodsoftware.com/less


Software prerequisites

KindDescription
Weak prerequisitetermcap
Weak prerequisiteterminfo

This entry (in part or in whole) was last reviewed on 4 May 2018.



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