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clear(1)                                                              clear(1)

NAME

clear - clear the terminal screen

SYNOPSIS

clear

DESCRIPTION

clear clears your screen if this is possible. It looks in the environ- ment for the terminal type and then in the terminfo database to figure out 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 5.7 (patch 20090207). clear(1)