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This package provides "less", a file pager (that is, a memory-efficient utility for displaying text one screenful at a time). Less has many more features than the basic pager "more". As part of the GNU project, it is widely regarded as the standard pager on UNIX-derived systems.

Also provided are "lessecho", a simple utility for ensuring arguments with spaces are correctly quoted; "lesskey", a tool for modifying the standard (vi-like) keybindings; and "lesspipe", a filter for specific types of input, such as .doc or .txt.gz files.

Tags: Implemented in: C, User Interface: Text-based Interactive, Role: Program, Scope: scope::utility, suite::gnu, Interface Toolkit: Ncurses TUI, Purpose: Data Visualization, Works with: Text

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alpha (unofficial port) 128.3 kB325.0 kB [list of files]
amd64 125.7 kB280.0 kB [list of files]
arm64 114.4 kB271.0 kB [list of files]
armel 119.8 kB264.0 kB [list of files]
armhf 119.8 kB224.0 kB [list of files]
hppa (unofficial port) 123.5 kB269.0 kB [list of files]
hurd-i386 134.0 kB292.0 kB [list of files]
i386 133.9 kB292.0 kB [list of files]
kfreebsd-amd64 126.4 kB284.0 kB [list of files]
kfreebsd-i386 133.8 kB288.0 kB [list of files]
m68k (unofficial port) 120.7 kB275.0 kB [list of files]
mips 132.4 kB315.0 kB [list of files]
mips64el 128.1 kB341.0 kB [list of files]
mipsel 133.1 kB315.0 kB [list of files]
powerpc 122.7 kB420.0 kB [list of files]
powerpcspe (unofficial port) 121.0 kB420.0 kB [list of files]
ppc64 (unofficial port) 121.8 kB492.0 kB [list of files]
ppc64el 122.9 kB427.0 kB [list of files]
s390x 124.7 kB311.0 kB [list of files]
sh4 (unofficial port) 136.3 kB261.0 kB [list of files]
sparc64 (unofficial port) 114.9 kB286.0 kB [list of files]
x32 (unofficial port) 125.6 kB260.0 kB [list of files]