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Re: less

On Thu, Aug 12, 1999 at 03:11:32PM -0400, Wakko Warner took time to write:
> Every time I go to less a file that might be a binary (to less), it asks if
> I want to view it.  This has gotten very annoying and I haven't seen how to
> turn this off.  I want to turn it off.

man less says :
-f     Forces non-regular files to be opened.  (A non-reg­
       ular file is a directory or a device special file.)
       Also suppresses the warning message when  a  binary
       file  is  opened.   By default, less will refuse to
       open non-regular files.

that should do it...
create an alias for easier use, like (in bash)
alias less='less -f' (in your ~/.bash_profile)

> And someone reply to me, the past few messages I asked were just ignored.

hope that helps....

Patrick, just himself and a little less.   

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