• Less is more

    Learn Why ‘less’ is Faster Than ‘more’ Command for Effective File Navigation

    More is a *nix command line used to display the contents of a file in a console. The basic usage of more command is to run the command against a file as shown below:


    Similar to more, less command allows you to view the contents of a file and navigate through file. The main difference between more and less is that less command is faster because it does not load the entire file at once and allows navigation though file using page up/down keys.
    In can be used as a standalone command issued against a file or used with pipes with a multitude of Linux commands in order to narrow their screen output allowing you to scroll through results.

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