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SubjectRe: Clearing the terminal portably
On Tue, 2002-07-30 at 16:21, DervishD wrote:
> Hi all :))
> I want to clear a terminal more or less 'portably' but without
> using curses (that's forced). I must work at least for the TERM
> 'linux' and it would be great if it works on all linux platforms. The
> portability is intended *only* within different linux archs, not
> more.
> I currently write 'ESC c' to the terminal and it works (it is the
> reset code for a 'linux' TERM), but I wonder if there is a better way.

Not really a kernel question. Take a look at tput terminfo ncurses
and/or slang

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