When you run Git commands that produce a bunch of output, Git will use a
pager to present the content starting at the beginning, rather than spitting
it all out to the screen at once. This will almost always come in handy for
By default, Git uses
less as its pager.
You can also choose to configure it to something else by updating your git config file or by running the following command:
$ git config --global core.pager 'more'
If you’d like to turn the pager off altogether, set it to a blank string.
$ git config --global core.pager ''