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