The less utility is a text file browser that resembles more, but has
more capabilities. Less allows you to move backwards in the file as
well as forwards. Since less doesn't have to read the entire input file
before it starts, less starts up more quickly than text editors (for
You should install less because it is a basic utility for viewing text
files, and you'll use it frequently.
less Less is a program similar to more (1), but which allows backward movement in the file as well as forward movement. Also, less does not have to read the entire... lessecho lessecho is a program that simply echos its arguments on standard output. But any metacharacter in the output is preceded by an "escape" character, which by... lesskey Lesskey is used to specify a set of key bindings to be used by less. The input file is a text file which describes the key bindings. If the input file is "-"...