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Clean your broken terminal

Terminal - Clean your broken terminal
reset
2009-11-09 16:15:26
User: flart
Functions: reset
1
Clean your broken terminal

If something fracks up your terminal, just type in 'reset' and everything should be good again.

Alternatives

There is 1 alternative - vote for the best!

Terminal - Alternatives
reset
2009-01-28 22:22:01
User: root
Functions: reset
298

If you bork your terminal by sending binary data to STDOUT or similar, you can get your terminal back using this command rather than killing and restarting the session. Note that you often won't be able to see the characters as you type them.

stty sane
2009-11-09 15:58:06
User: darkpand
Functions: stty
Tags: terminal reset
14

When some console full-screen program (minicom, vi, some installers) breaks down your terminal, try this command to revert all options to "sane" settings (sane is a built-in combo of a lot of stty options)

<ctrl+j>stty sane<ctrl+j>
2009-08-05 21:50:07
User: CharlieInCO
12

This is more or less the same as 'reset', but with two advantages: the initial LF character makes sure you're starting a new line to the tty driver, the final one is more reliably a line-end as CR is often unset; and second, 'stty sane' is reliable on older UNIX systems, especially Berkeley-based ones.

echo <ctrl-v><esc>c<enter>
2009-08-05 18:32:28
User: kcm
Functions: echo
10

This works in some situations where 'reset' and the other alternatives don't.

reset

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What others think

Sometimes it doesn't work as expected. Like, 5 minutes ago, when i used it and it didn't work. In this case, stty erase (the command i posted before) sometimes works. I thinks the programs sets different flags, but i didn't investigate further.

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