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Re: More/less'ing stderr

Hi csj,

> How can I more/less stderr? A couple of programs I use (e.g. 
> cdrecord) use stderr for --help. So my usual method of scrolling thru 
> the built-in help ("programfoo --help | more") doesn't work.

Try "programfoo 2>&1" -- this redirects stderr to stdout, which you can
then pipe to less.

You can find this in `man bash`, search for REDIRECTION.

Hope this helps.

Best regards,


Manuel Reiter		 	   |         reiter@th.physik.uni-frankfurt.de
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