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

Fri Dec 13 16:39:46 UTC 2019
Warren Young <warren at etr-usa.com>

On Dec 13, 2019, at 9:27 AM, Stephen John Smoogen <smooge at gmail.com> wrote:
> It seems this became the default at some point.
> systemctl -l --no-pager
> is the way to get it without that. The whole does it use a pager, does
> it ellipse, etc has been a long fight where various people complain
> enough to get it one way or another. It usually goes with the group
> that complains the nicest versus the ones who complain the worst :).

You can fix the symptom with the software as delivered:

     $ export SYSTEMD_LESS='-FR'