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Pagers - text(file) viewers

All Linux distributions comes with quite a few text viewsers (pagers).

The common ones are cat, more, tail and less.

The output from programs can be piped through any of these. They can also be used to view the contents of textfiles.

Examples:

more minfil.txt

dmesg | less


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