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Clear the command shell window in Ubuntu
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Very simple, either use the clear command:
or hit Ctrl+L
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CTRL+L is quite useful because of the large space between your last output and your current cursor position.
These commands do *not* clear your command history; at best, they clear the terminal and move the prompt to the top of the window (if you’re in a graphical desktop). Press UP ARROW and you’ll still see your command history.
To clear the command history of a terminal session, do
To clear the command history of a terminal session forever
you have to do this after :
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