annoying truncation @ 80th column with less

Peter Schütze pschuetze at gmx.net
Fri Mar 1 07:01:29 PST 2002


thanks a lot, using "ps auxw|less" works well

peter schütze

> [01.03.02 05:12 +0100] Peter Schütze <-- :
> > when piping something into less with more than 80 columns per line
> > (like `ps > aux` usually should have) inside a xterm window which
> > is a lot wider, then those lines are all truncated after the 80th
> > char... :(
> 
> You might want to try ps with the -w option which will produce wide
> output (means wrap the rest after 80 to the next line).
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