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Date:      Thu, 22 Jan 2009 22:17:39 +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:  <20090122221739.GA86074@melon.esperance-linux.co.uk>
In-Reply-To: <539c60b90901221249q19142c73rd8ccf164cb07fc5a@mail.gmail.com>
References:  <539c60b90901221249q19142c73rd8ccf164cb07fc5a@mail.gmail.com>

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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.


Regards,

-- 

 Frank 


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