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Old 10-18-2007
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the simplest utility for viewing file content is the ___ command, which display the contents of a file to the screen.

more or cat
how about dd, less, head or tail?
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Old 10-18-2007
which one you would use: file, less, more or cat?
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Old 10-18-2007
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which one you would use: file, less, more or cat?
How about you look at the man page for each and look at the features and capabilities of each, then you can look at the pros and cons and determine the best tool for the job.
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Old 10-18-2007
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which one you would use: file, less, more or cat?
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Old 10-18-2007
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which one you would use: file, less, more or cat?
What does each one do? How would you find out?

One is the classic pager, one doesn't do the job at all, another is non-portable, and one just streams to stdout.

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