Thread: cd command in linux console

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    cd command in linux console

    i typed cd /dev/ it wen to the dev directory. then i press ls which abviously listed the directory contents. but since the dev directory is so huge a lot of it fell offscreen. is there a command similar to dos's dir /p so that you can onyl see a screen worth of text at a time
    Last edited by TheUnheardHuman; 11-18-2002 at 05:03 PM.
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    ls | more
    This example is piping (the | symbol) the output from the ls command into the more program, which will display you a page full at a time.
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    cd | less

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