8.3. The Pager application More

Sometimes when you issue a command, such as dpkg -l or try to view a file in a Virtual Terminal or in a shell, the output is too much for one screen display. To make it easier to read, you can "pipe" it through the application more, like this

dpkg -l | more

and use the SPACEBAR to display the next screen, and q to quit.

The pipe is a key ( | ) on the keyboard that has two vertical lines one above the other. It often looks like a one full vertical line. Have a look at the keyboardlauoyt in Section

You can pipe the output of almost all command through more.