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The only horizontal scrolling commands scroll by half a screenful, but you can pass a numeric argument to specify the number of characters, e.g. typing 4 Right scrolls to the right by 4 characters. Less doesn't really have a notion of “current line” and doesn't split a line into words, so there's no way to scroll by a word at a time. You can define a ...


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An alternative is to use the most pager. In most, no-wrap (-S) is the default and Right scrolls one column to the right instead of a half screen. Use > or Tab to scroll faster. Another alternative is the w3m pager (also one of the best terminal web browsers) where you can use <, > as well, and ,, . for finer-grain scrolling (same keys on qwerty ...


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Type a number, which is the number of columns you want to scroll to, then hit the arrow key. Source: List of useful `less` functions


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Getting to the top or bottom in a comprehensive terminal session can be done with default xterm in less than a few seconds with the scrollbar active. Unfortunately, due to the poor documentation, this is very hard to find. (Took me over half an hour in searching, so this is why I'd like to share it here). You've probably wondered that when you have the ...


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Using xmodmap resulted in problems with sideways scrolling using the touchpad on my laptop. I got the M325 mouse working as expected, but the touchpad sideways scrolling was changed to Back/Forward. To remap mouse buttons only (leaving the touchpad alone) I used the instructions in ...



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