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Reset scrambled screen

Terminal - Reset scrambled screen
2009-04-17 13:16:56
User: minliu2k
Functions: cat
Reset scrambled screen

^V means CTRL-V

[ENTER] means ENTER key


There are 2 alternatives - vote for the best!

Terminal - Alternatives

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What others think

for me, it's: stty sane ^j # where ^j is control-j

Comment by mpb 337 weeks and 6 days ago

for me reset does job

Comment by servermanaged 337 weeks and 6 days ago
Comment by isaacs 337 weeks and 6 days ago

Ctrl + l

Comment by Williebee 337 weeks and 6 days ago

I was thinking clear screen.

Comment by Williebee 337 weeks and 6 days ago

Try mess up your screen with something like 'cat /bin/chmod' and you will find neither reset nor stty work.

Comment by minliu2k 337 weeks and 6 days ago

reset does the job for me just fine, even after cat /bin/chmod. Ubuntu 8.10 here

Comment by kaedenn 337 weeks and 6 days ago

Reset works here after outputting a binary to STDOUT.

Comment by atoponce 337 weeks and 6 days ago

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