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clear_console General Commands Manual clear_console

NAME

clear_console – clear the console

SYNOPSIS

clear_console

DESCRIPTION

clear_console clears your console if this is possible. It looks in the
environment for the terminal type and then in the terminfo database to
figure out how to clear the screen. To clear the buffer, it then
changes the foreground virtual terminal to another terminal and then
back to the original terminal.

SEE ALSO

clear, chvt

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