Austin Donnelly writes ("Bug#1978: man: default pager should be less"): > On Wed, 6 Dec 1995, Bill Mitchell wrote: > > less(1) isn't necessarily installed. more(1) is. > > Good point. Something ought to be done though, since more(1) can't be made to go backwards through manpages. This is rather a serious deficiency. Perhaps /bin/pager, done by update-alternatives ? Hmm, not too good. Ian.