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PostPosted: Mon Oct 08, 2012 8:26 pm    Post subject: Clear a non login virtual terminal Reply with quote

Bonjour,
is there a command that can clear the screen of a non login virtual terminal, by default, /dev/tty7 to 12? I will not try to clear the terminal use by X.

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PostPosted: Mon Oct 08, 2012 9:05 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

deallocvt - deallocate unused virtual consoles
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yes... just tried.... openvt 8 zsh gave some output.. deallocvt removed it.
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PostPosted: Mon Oct 08, 2012 10:46 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

It work. Deallocate is different than clear. If it can be allocated on demand, it is ok. Thank-you energyman76b.
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