clear(1) clear(1)

NAME clear - clear the terminal screen


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).