[lug] Debian man pages

John Hernandez John.Hernandez at noaa.gov
Tue Oct 12 14:45:55 MDT 2004

Jason Davis wrote:
> Hello,
>  When I view a man page in Debian , The man page is viewed then I'm
> dropped back out to my shell. I don't have to hit "q" to quit and i cant
> scroll around... anyone know why this happens.
> Thanks,
> jd

Check your PAGER and MANPAGER environment variables.  By default, man 
uses /usr/bin/less -is.


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