We usually use
less as the default pager to display manuals and text files. Besides its basic navigation commands (up, down, pageup, pagedown, home, end), its text search commands may come in handy as well.
Let say we view a file:
To search a keyword e.g. Linus, we type:
A few more buttons to press:
- n – forward to the next found line.
- N – back to the previous line.
- ESC+u – turn off the highlights.
and of course, the q to quit, h for help and what else.. you have tips? ;-)