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Date:      Thu, 22 Jan 2009 22:17:39 +0000
From:      Frank Shute <>
To:        Steve Franks <>
Cc:        FreeBSD Mailing List <>
Subject:   Re: <dumb> how to clear scroll-back buffer in console/xterm?
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On Thu, Jan 22, 2009 at 01:49:13PM -0700, Steve Franks wrote:
> Occasionally, one wants to do this.  Unfortunately this is one of
> those topics with too many generic search terms that gives 2.99x10e8
> hits.  Clearly, I'm suffering from information overload both in my
> console sessions and my google searches ;)
> Steve

>From vidcontrol(1):

-C      Clear the history buffer.

So that should work for the console.




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