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clear


NAME
SYNOPSIS
DESCRIPTION
SEE ALSO

NAME

clear − clear the terminal screen

SYNOPSIS

clear

DESCRIPTION

clear clears your screen if this is possible, including its scrollback buffer (if the extended "E3" capability is defined). clear looks in the environment for the terminal type and then in the terminfo database to determine how to clear the screen.

clear ignores any command-line parameters that may be present.

SEE ALSO

tput(1), terminfo(5)

This describes ncurses version 6.0 (patch 20160213).

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