[CentOS] systemctl behaves like it is being piped to less in centos 8?

Fri Dec 13 16:27:02 UTC 2019
Pete Biggs <pete at biggs.org.uk>

> is what is annoying me. That seems to be what I would expect if I
> piped it to less. I checked a fedora 31 and another centos 8 box and
> am seeing the same behaviour. Am I missing something?

The environment variable $PAGER determines what pager to use.  The
default is 'less'. User 

  export PAGER=more 

to use 'more' instead. Or

 export PAGER=

to not pipe to a pager.