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Re: graphical file browser from command line

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Rick Pasotto wrote:
> On Mon, Mar 10, 2008 at 11:32:49AM -0800, Ken Irving wrote:
>> On Mon, Mar 10, 2008 at 02:45:11PM -0400, Rick Pasotto wrote:
>>> I spend most of my time on the command line and use 'less' when I want
>>> to just view a file. However, there are some files that have excessively
>>> long lines and I'd like to be able to left/right scroll rather than have
>>> the lines wrapped. What program could I call from the command line that
>>> would open such a viewer on a given file? (My desktop is gnome but kde
>>> is installed.)
>> Try less -S (which I usually alias to lesss).
> That chops off the right portion of the text. That's the part I want to
> see. I'm looking for something with a scrollbar.

to see the right part of the text in less -S you should use the right
arrow. If you really insist on scrollbar, then any graphic text editing
program would do.For example kate in KDE can be configured not to fold
the lines.


> Since I posted I found gview, which almost does what I want, but I'd
> prefer a scrollbar.

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