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'