XZLESS(1) XZ Utils XZLESS(1)NAME
xzless, lzless - view xz or lzma compressed (text) files
xzless is a filter that displays pagefulls of uncompressed text from
compressed file(s) to a terminal. It works on files compressed with
xz(1) or lzma(1). If no files are given, xzless reads from standard
xzless uses less(1) as its only pager. Unlike xzmore, the choice of
pagers is not alterable by an environment variable. Commands are based
on both more(1) and vi(1), and allow back and forth movement and
searching. See the less(1) manual for more information.
The command named lzless is provided for backward compatibility with
A list of characters special to the shell. Set by xzless unless
it is already set in the environment.
Set to a command line to invoke the xz(1) decompressor for pre‐
processing the input files to less(1).
SEE ALSOless(1), xz(1), xzmore(1), zless(1)Tukaani 2009-07-05 XZLESS(1)