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    Stupid question time


    How do you scroll up and down in a tty device?

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    Code:
    shift + pg up/down
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    You can't, pipe to more or less e.g.

    # cat /etc/motd |more

    # cat /etc/motd |less
    \"One World, One Web, One Program.\" -- Advertisement for Internet Explorer.
    \"Ein Volk, Ein Reich, Ein Fuehrer.\" -- Adolf Hitler.

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    Quote Originally Posted by nomar
    You can't, pipe to more or less e.g.

    # cat /etc/motd |more

    # cat /etc/motd |less
    no need to even pipe to less with files, just do:

    Code:
    less /etc/motd
    where motd is the file u wanna view all of. Then to exit from less just hit "q"
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