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Re: tip of the day: stop prevent 'man' from clearing the screen on exit

On Thu, 10 Apr 2003, Benjamin Rutt wrote:

> On my debian system, whenever I used man, I was annoyed that the
> screen was cleared when I exited man.  This made it hard to refer to
> the text that was on the screen before I exited man.
> Some research revealed that on my system, man invoked the pager
> 'less'.  I tried setting my pager to 'more', but 'more' can't scroll
> backwards in a man page, and I didn't want to lose that functionality.
> So, the fix was to do a
>     export LESS=X

Missed if anyone mentined this, but I use this in my .Xdefaults file:


Bill Moseley moseley@hank.org

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