variable line-display pager?
wblock at wonkity.com
Sun Feb 20 15:26:34 UTC 2011
On Sun, 20 Feb 2011, Gary Kline wrote:
> On Sat, Feb 19, 2011 at 06:28:07PM -0700, Warren Block wrote:
>> On Sat, 19 Feb 2011, Gary Kline wrote:
>>> Zank you, Sir Chip.. Anybody else? I'm loathe to use anything gui,
>>> but here's where I'll be happy w ith something GUI THat i can
>>> squeeze my "15" or small-n lines' worth into.
>> xterm -geometry 80x18 -e 'less -N /var/log/Xorg.0.log'
>> Why 18 to get 15 lines? One line for the less prompt, maybe two for
>> the title bar on my system.
> EGAD! Did I _really_ type 80x18? I *,EANT* 80x48 which is the
> size of my Konsoles. Some reason, do not know, my mind gets
> Way ahead of my fingers.
You didn't, I did. An 80x18 geometry xterm provides 16 lines of text,
one for the less prompt.
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