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PostPosted: Fri Sep 29, 2006 6:52 am    Post subject: less showing log files as hex file Reply with quote

For some reason less is showing my logfiles (messages, dmesg etc.) like a hexfile editor thiny. This only happens on 1 newly installed system, never on my other systems..

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00000000  4c 69 6e 75 78 20 76 65  72 73 69 6f 6e 20 32 2e  |Linux version 2.|
00000010  36 2e 31 37 2d 67 65 6e  74 6f 6f 2d 72 38 20 28  |6.17-gentoo-r8 (|
00000020  72 6f 6f 74 40 6d 61 72  67 72 61 74 65 6e 29 20  |root@margraten) |
00000030  28 67 63 63 20 76 65 72  73 69 6f 6e 20 34 2e 31  |(gcc version 4.1|
00000040  2e 31 20 28 47 65 6e 74  6f 6f 20 34 2e 31 2e 31  |.1 (Gentoo 4.1.1|
00000050  29 29 20 23 39 20 53 4d  50 20 54 68 75 20 53 65  |)) #9 SMP Thu Se|
00000060  70 20 32 38 20 31 38 3a  32 31 3a 35 32 20 43 45  |p 28 18:21:52 CE|
00000070  53 54 20 32 30 30 36 0a  42 49 4f 53 2d 70 72 6f  |ST 2006.BIOS-pro|
00000080  76 69 64 65 64 20 70 68  79 73 69 63 61 6c 20 52  |vided physical R|
00000090  41 4d 20 6d 61 70 3a 0a  20 42 49 4f 53 2d 65 38  |AM map:. BIOS-e8|
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PostPosted: Fri Sep 29, 2006 9:18 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

what do you see with more or vi? is there an alias named less?
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PostPosted: Fri Sep 29, 2006 9:54 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Moved from Other Things Gentoo to Duplicate Threads, please see this topic: less (pager) showing hex [SOLVED].
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