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Date:      Thu, 22 Jan 2009 22:08:27 +0000
From:      Frank Shute <frank@shute.org.uk>
To:        Steve Franks <bahamasfranks@gmail.com>
Cc:        FreeBSD Mailing List <freebsd-questions@freebsd.org>
Subject:   Re: <dumb> how to clear scroll-back buffer in console/xterm?
Message-ID:  <20090122220827.GA85944@melon.esperance-linux.co.uk>
In-Reply-To: <539c60b90901221350x4a77e288h6fec595ef10a0e4a@mail.gmail.com>
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On Thu, Jan 22, 2009 at 02:50:09PM -0700, Steve Franks wrote:
>
> > Ctl-L does it for me in xterm. Might work in the console too.
> 
> Just clears the screen, not the scrollback buffer for me.  Must be
> some secret setting somewhere...
> 

Sorry Steve, I forgot to mention that I've got:

XTerm*VT100*translations: #override \
        Ctrl<KeyPress>l : clear-saved-lines()

in ~/.Xdefaults


Regards,

-- 

 Frank 


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