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When I type the vboxmanage command I get a sort of manpage output, where it shows all the information at once. How can I view the info incrementally like less/more commands with files?

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Typing just vboxmanage will give the help page output to stdout - if this on a TTY etc, you won't be able to scroll it. To make it work like man, you can pipe the output to less:

vboxmanage | less

Then you can 'scroll' it with arrow keys/page keys/home or end/mouse wheel/whatever. You can pipe it to more as well, but less is 'nicer' 'easier' to use.

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Thanks Wilf! Im quit new to linux, still have to find my way around . – rramos Aug 15 '14 at 19:06

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