reset command in FC2
ben at burbong.com
Mon Aug 23 07:30:26 UTC 2004
On Mon, 2004-08-23 at 15:21, Michael Sullivan wrote:
> I installed FC2 for the first time today. I had been using FC1 and
> enjoying it until things started messing up and performing operations as
> root kept causing the PC to freeze up. I have a question: The 'reset'
> command in FC1 completely cleared the terminal window and gave a fresh
> shell prompt. I liked this because I am a programmer I often get lots
> of errors when I try to compile a program. Using reset in FC1 allowed
> me to be sure that I was only seeing the errors from the most recent
> compile attempt. However, in FC2 typing gives a prompt at the top of
> the terminal window, but does not clear the screen nor the terminal
> buffer (what I call the buffer is the text in the terminal that can be
> seen by scrolling up.) Are there plans to fix this? If not, can anyone
> tell me what package the 'reset' command is in so that I can download
> the source and alter it and reinstall it??? Thank you for your help.
Use the "clear" command instead. Reset is a bit of a sledgehammer if you
just want the screen cleared. Doesn't clear your scrollbuffer though...
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