less [Command]

less [Command]

Command less

less – command displays text files (with the possibility of searching through back).


less [options] file_name


-? displays a list of commands that can use less.
-p displays the text of the first line, which is found in the text.
-s compresses several blank lines to one blank line.


The less command displays mentioned files. In contrast to the more, the file can flipping back using the keys <b> <Ctrl+b> or <Esc+V>. To view the control command less press <h>.

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