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Thread: MORE:> Means What?

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    MORE:> Means What?

    I often type in a command (Unix solaris) and I will get no results except my prompt has changed to a
    MORE:>

    What does that mean when that happens? I can't get out of that and only way out is to kill my session and login again.

    Any light to what this means? It drives me absolutly nuts!

    TIA

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    Re:MORE:> Means What?

    I am assuming it means you have typed some incomplete command or command sequence. If you are not sure what to do then hit "ctrl c".
    On Linux systems you would normally expect to see a ">" prompt. I am not sure if what you're seeing is the normal Solaris prompt or whether it has been customised somewhat.

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    Re:MORE:> Means What?

    Looks like it automaticaly calss a version of more so that the output doens't fly by your terminal. Some versions of more quit by hitting q, but if that doesn't work ctrl+c will

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    Re:MORE:> Means What?

    Great, thanks for the info, I will definatly test that out today.

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    Re:MORE:> Means What?

    ^c does work to get out of the MORE:> prompt .

    Thanks

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