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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 :
Elephants cannot jump; they weigh so much it is physically impossible for them to lift their bodies completely off the ground (and in fact they prefer to keep at least three feet on the ground at all times).
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