anonymous
  • anonymous
in bash, how do I scroll up?
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anonymous
  • anonymous
lets say I do this: / $ ls bigHonkinDirectory $ cd bighonkindirectory /bighonkindirectory $ ls screenfuls of files how can I view all the files?
anonymous
  • anonymous
view the filenames*
jagatuba
  • jagatuba
To scroll up, hit Shift-Up. To scroll down, hit Shift-Down.

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anonymous
  • anonymous
or just use ls | more it will show you page by page
jagatuba
  • jagatuba
Alternatively, pipe the command to the less command. Yeah @ acomdar
anonymous
  • anonymous
so the only bash commands I know are man, ls, cat, more, less, rm, cd
anonymous
  • anonymous
also pwd
anonymous
  • anonymous
I'm new to this but would cp to another open/readable folder not work? Or is this like the pipe and/or less command.
jagatuba
  • jagatuba
Yes that is like piping and it will work.
rsmith6559
  • rsmith6559
ls | more ls's output is piped ( | ) to more's input. You can chain things arbitrarily long doing this. Each week I have to check an inventory of tapes by: cat fileName | egrep 'D00' | sort | more which gives me all the tapes whose name begins with D00 in sorted order and I can control the scrolling.
anonymous
  • anonymous
always use less instead of more, because with less you can scroll up/down while with more you can go only one direction
rsmith6559
  • rsmith6559
more will go up or down try CTRL+U, CTRL+B, CTRL+D, CTRL+F, the return key and the spacebar.
anonymous
  • anonymous
hmm yes, but with less i can just use arrows or mouse scroll :P
jagatuba
  • jagatuba
Yep.
rsmith6559
  • rsmith6559
Depending on the OS, or probably the window manager, this functionality is available.

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