How do i scroll in bash using keyboard?

Nils Kassube kassube at
Wed Dec 7 07:10:07 UTC 2011

Sushil Mantri wrote:
> Thanks a lot Karl for replying but maybe i did not bring my problem
> clearly.
> I use a gui terminal, and i want to scroll through the scroll back
> buffer using keyboard only. <shift> + pgup is painful as i dont use
> PgUp much. Also it scrolls the whole page, i want to scroll more
> like the mouse does, 1 line at a time. Also piping it to other files
> is not what i am looking for.

At least konsole (terminal program of Kubuntu) knows the shortcut shift 
+ up-arrow/down-arrow to scroll a single line at a time. Maybe your 
terminal program does the same.


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