source: BOOK/final-system/common/less.xml @ 4ad54f3

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1<?xml version="1.0" encoding="ISO-8859-1"?>
2<!DOCTYPE sect1 PUBLIC "-//OASIS//DTD DocBook XML V4.5//EN"
3  "http://www.oasis-open.org/docbook/xml/4.5/docbookx.dtd" [
4  <!ENTITY % general-entities SYSTEM "../../general.ent">
5  %general-entities;
6]>
7
8<sect1 id="ch-system-less" role="wrap">
9  <?dbhtml filename="less.html"?>
10
11  <title>Less-&less-version;</title>
12
13  <indexterm zone="ch-system-less">
14    <primary sortas="a-Less">Less</primary>
15  </indexterm>
16
17  <sect2 role="package">
18    <title/>
19
20    <para>The Less package contains a text file viewer.</para>
21
22  </sect2>
23
24  <sect2 role="installation">
25    <title>Installation of Less</title>
26
27    <para os="a">Prepare Less for compilation:</para>
28
29<screen os="b"><userinput>./configure --prefix=/usr --sysconfdir=/etc</userinput></screen>
30
31    <para os="c">Compile the package:</para>
32
33<screen os="d"><userinput>make</userinput></screen>
34
35    <para os="e">This package does not come with a test suite.</para>
36
37    <para os="f">Install the package:</para>
38
39<screen os="g"><userinput>make install</userinput></screen>
40
41    <para os="h">Move <command>less</command> to
42    <filename class="directory">/bin</filename>:</para>
43
44<screen os="i"><userinput>mv -v /usr/bin/less /bin</userinput></screen>
45
46  </sect2>
47
48  <sect2 id="contents-less" role="content">
49    <title>Contents of Less</title>
50
51    <segmentedlist>
52      <segtitle>Installed programs</segtitle>
53
54      <seglistitem>
55        <seg>less, lessecho, lesskey</seg>
56      </seglistitem>
57    </segmentedlist>
58
59    <variablelist>
60      <bridgehead renderas="sect3">Short Descriptions</bridgehead>
61      <?dbfo list-presentation="list"?>
62      <?dbhtml list-presentation="table"?>
63
64      <varlistentry id="less">
65        <term><command>less</command></term>
66        <listitem>
67          <para>A file viewer or pager; it displays the contents of the given
68          file, letting the user scroll, find strings, and jump to marks</para>
69          <indexterm zone="ch-system-less less">
70            <primary sortas="b-less">less</primary>
71          </indexterm>
72        </listitem>
73      </varlistentry>
74
75      <varlistentry id="lessecho">
76        <term><command>lessecho</command></term>
77        <listitem>
78          <para>Needed to expand meta-characters, such as <emphasis>*</emphasis>
79          and <emphasis>?</emphasis>, in filenames on Unix systems</para>
80          <indexterm zone="ch-system-less lessecho">
81            <primary sortas="b-lessecho">lessecho</primary>
82          </indexterm>
83        </listitem>
84      </varlistentry>
85
86      <varlistentry id="lesskey">
87        <term><command>lesskey</command></term>
88        <listitem>
89          <para>Used to specify the key bindings for
90          <command>less</command></para>
91          <indexterm zone="ch-system-less lesskey">
92            <primary sortas="b-lesskey">lesskey</primary>
93          </indexterm>
94        </listitem>
95      </varlistentry>
96
97    </variablelist>
98
99  </sect2>
100
101</sect1>
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