Linux: Reset Terminal, Clear Screen History

By Xah Lee. Date: . Last updated: .

Ctrl+l】 doesn't really clear the screen. How to clear it?

type reset.

In gnome-terminal and others, you can press 【Ctrl+Shift+k】. In general, Look for a menu Reset and Clear.

[nick alcock https://plus.google.com/115849739354666812574/posts] wrote: KDE 3 Konsole: Alt-R for reset and clear, no binding for clear by default. KDE 4 Konsole: Ctrl-Shift-K for reset and clear, no binding for clear by default. xterm and rxvt: no bindings for either. Terminology: no bindings for either by default (it spends so many bindings on things like video playback 😋)…

[Thanks to Rob Shinn. Discussion https://plus.google.com/+XahLee/posts/gjZhZ5zQ9Xf ]

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