Better Pagers


There are various pagers which are more suitable or user-friendly than the basic pagers like more or less.

bat – A cat(1) clone with wings

bat is an advanced pager, supporting usability features. It comes with syntax highlighting out of the box. It also integrates with git and shows the lines added and removed for a file.

pspg – Postgres Pager

pspg is an advanced pager for usage with psql. It shows the data in table form, allows scrolling through the columns and rows. You can pin header or initial columns, such that they do not move while scrolling around. It supports many different color schemes.