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Date:      Sat, 24 Jan 2009 13:34:24 -0700
From:      Tim Judd <tajudd@gmail.com>
To:        Saifi Khan <saifi.khan@twincling.org>
Cc:        Dan Nelson <dnelson@allantgroup.com>, freebsd-questions@freebsd.org
Subject:   Re: how to scrollback in terminal
Message-ID:  <497B7B50.6020201@gmail.com>
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Saifi Khan wrote:
> On Sat, Jan 24, 2009 at 8:07 AM, Dan Nelson <dnelson@allantgroup.com> wrote:
>> In the last episode (Jan 24), Tim Judd said:
>>> Saifi Khan wrote:
>>>> i'd like to scrollback on the multi page output on the terminal in
>>>> FreeBSD 7.1
>>>>
>>>> SHIFT key + Pg Up doesn't seem to work.
>>>>
>>>> Can somebody post how to scrollback in terminal ?
>>> scroll lock, and pgup
>> After you hit scroll-lock, up/down/pgup/pgdn/home/end all work, you can
>> copy and paste the history text with your mouse, and there's a separate
>> history per VTY.  You can also set the number of scrollback lines with
>> the "vidcontrol -n ###" command.  Significantly better than Linux's
>> scrollback...
>>
>> --
>>        Dan Nelson
>>        dnelson@allantgroup.com
> 
> Thank you Tim and Dan for helping me out.
> 
> The BSD model is more logical and straightforward.
> 

Yes it is.  As you get into BSD more, you'll find it makes more logical 
sense to stick with it, over Linux.  Welcome to the group.



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