Re: Less and .gz files
Raffaele Sandrini <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
RS> On my earlier SuSE system "less" was able to read gzipped text files. Can i
RS> get less to do it also on Debian?
I have included
LESSOPEN="| /usr/bin/lesspipe %s"
in my /etc/enviroment
This enables less to view the contents of a number of file
formats including .bz2 .deb and others.
This is enabled by default in SuSE, and I don't know if there is a
reason why it is not in Debian.
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