Ask Ubuntu is a question and answer site for Ubuntu users and developers. Join them; it only takes a minute:

Sign up
Here's how it works:
  1. Anybody can ask a question
  2. Anybody can answer
  3. The best answers are voted up and rise to the top

I want to display all the ouput of a command in the gnome terminal(not minimum or less output).

For example while i run dpkg --get-selections command, it displays only the partital output on terminal.But i want the whole list of installed packages.

What i have to do?

share|improve this question
up vote 3 down vote accepted

You can also use less. Just enter:

dpkg --get-selections | less

And use j and k to scroll down and up respectively through the output.

share|improve this answer
2  
Arrow and paging keys also work. – Oli Mar 7 '14 at 17:33

Your Answer

 
discard

By posting your answer, you agree to the privacy policy and terms of service.

Not the answer you're looking for? Browse other questions tagged or ask your own question.