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Old 07-06-2001
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What is the difference between the commands "less" and "more"?
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Hi,

As you know "less" and "more" both allow you to view a file, however "less" has some advantages.

The main advantage of using "less" is that you can reverse scroll through a file and you don't need to wait for "less" to load the whole file into memory before you can start to view it.


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as someone told me before in unix/linux less is more. :-d
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