Console text file viewer

Tony Baechler tony at
Wed May 23 04:30:01 UTC 2007

At 12:18 PM 5/21/07 +0200, you wrote:
>Tony Baechler, le Mon 21 May 2007 03:08:22 -0700, a écrit :
> > I'm looking for a file viewer program for plain text that's
> > console-based.  I'm aware of more(1) and less(1) but that's not what
> > I had in mind.  I want more than a pager.  I would like something
> > like a DAISY reader but for plain text.
>It looks like you are looking for something that Sébastien wrote called

OK, what is the url?  Debian Etch doesn't have it.

> > I thought about something like vi(1) but it doesn't
> > offer bookmarks
>It can remember the position where you were last time, see :help

Yes, but it doesn't automatically scroll (or at least didn't many 
years ago when I looked at the man page) and apparently has to read 
the whole input file before starting.  Some files are very large and 
I don't want to wait for it to load.
Tony Baechler
Baechler Productions

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