Initialize terminal and/or fetch information about it from
terminfo data. Various options permit
certain terminal operations. tput clear
is the equivalent of clear,
below. tput reset is the equivalent
of reset, below. tput
sgr0 also resets the terminal, but without
clearing the screen.
Reset terminal parameters and clear text screen. As with
clear, the cursor and prompt reappear in the
upper lefthand corner of the terminal.
The clear command simply clears
the text screen at the console or in an
xterm. The prompt and cursor
reappear at the upper lefthand corner of the screen or
xterm window. This command may be used either at the command
line or in a script. See Example 10-25.
This utility records (saves to a file) all the user keystrokes at
the command line in a console or an xterm window. This, in effect,
creates a record of a session.