Re: Command for scrolling back through text on CLI

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On Tue, 2006-08-29 at 23:20 +0200, Nigel Henry wrote:
> If I'm in text mode and run a command like, ls /usr/bin, I get a load of text 
> scrolling by with no way to get back to the start of it. What command do I 
> need to use so that I can scroll back through the text? Or are there any 
> specific key combinations that will do this?
> 
> I looked at "man ls" and "man tail", but there didn't seem to be any help 
> there.
> 
> Thanks.
> 
> Nigel.
> 
I am not sure why you can't use the scroll feature of the terminal
window to do this. In seetting up an xterminal you can vary the size of
the scroll buffer.
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