Simple text fiel viewere?
stanb at panix.com
Wed May 21 09:22:11 PDT 2003
On Wed, May 21, 2003 at 06:42:00PM +0300, Giorgos Keramidas wrote:
> On 2003-05-21 15:44, Ceri Davies <setantae at submonkey.net> wrote:
> >On Wed, May 21, 2003 at 04:30:07AM +0300, Giorgos Keramidas wrote:
> >>On 2003-05-20 21:10, stan <stanb at panix.com> wrote:
> >>> I'm looking for a simple (notepad like) text file viewer. I need to be able
> >>> to use this in "read only" mode WO the posibiliy of the user editing the
> >>> file.
> >> Try running:
> >> xterm -e 'less FILENAME'
> > And then try hitting 'v'.
> HAHA. You got me there. You can fake read-only mode with:
> xterm -e 'EDITOR=/bin/false less FILENAME'
> Anyway, this is probably not helping the original poster anymore :)
As the OP, I must agree.
This fails the "usable by windoze trained suers" requirement.
"They that would give up essential liberty for temporary safety deserve
neither liberty nor safety."
-- Benjamin Franklin
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