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Re: [opensuse] Resetting xterm?
  • From: Seth Arnold <seth.arnold@xxxxxxx>
  • Date: Tue, 19 Dec 2006 13:09:46 -0800
  • Message-id: <20061219210946.GP13244@xxxxxxx>
On Tue, Dec 19, 2006 at 04:17:34PM +0100, Carlos E. R. wrote:
> When exiting a program inside an xterm sometimes the display is not left
> as it was before. For instance, 'mc' sometimes leaves the cursor as white
> box on white background, a bit difficult to see. Minicom leaves it as
> yellow on white. All this after the "clear" and "reset" commands.
>
> Any other possibility to reset it (black box on white background)?

You can try also some escape sequences:
echo ^V<esc>c
echo ^V<esc>[2J

http://www.cs.csubak.edu/newsite/index.php?t=1&p=technical_info/tables_charts/vt100_escape_codes

Plenty more to try. :)
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