[RFE] color man-pages, bash history, clear console

Xose Vazquez Perez xose.vazquez at gmail.com
Wed Jun 13 11:16:54 UTC 2012


== https://bugzilla.redhat.com/815790 ==
clear_console: New helper program to clear the *console*,
including the _scrollback buffer_.


clear_console  clears  your console if this is possible.  It looks in
the environment for the terminal type and then in the terminfo
database to figure out how to clear the screen. To clear the buffer,
it then changes the foreground  virtual  terminal  to another
terminal and then back to the original terminal.

== https://bugzilla.redhat.com/815810 ==
add "shopt -s histappend" to /etc/bashrc to avoid it.

If set, the history list is appended to the file named by the value of
the HISTFILE  variable  when  the  shell exits, rather than overwriting
the file.

== https://bugzilla.redhat.com/819129 ==
add MANPAGER=most to /etc/profile

and "most" should be in the base install

or the "less" trick:

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