less command in Linux with Examples

less command means less is a filter for paging which allows backward movement in the file as well as forward. movement.

Syntax

less [options]

In man page the describe it

  • less – opposite of more.
  • man less – More details information about less command.

less command in Linux with Examples

$ less /proc/cpuinfo
$ less /home/huupv/devopsroles.txt

Conclusion

less command is the simple the command in Linux. It is the most popular in use terminal Linux opposite of more. less command doesn’t support syntax highlighting.

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