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Unix Less Command: 10 Tips for Effective Navigation

I personally prefer to use less command to view files (instead of opening the file to view in an editor). Less is similar to more command, but less allows both forward and backward movements. Moreover, less don’t require to load the whole file before viewing. Try opening a large log file in Vim editor and [...]


Photo courtesy of gfpeck Earlier we discussed 15 practical examples of find command and grep command. Now, it is time to turn our attention to something less.   In this article, let us review how Linux less command can be used to open and view the following 10 different file types: PDF File – *.pdf [...]