Linux Clear Command Tutorial for Beginners (3 Examples)


Sometimes, while working on the command line, you arrive at a point where there’s too much text on the terminal screen, and none of that is relevant to you. So, in order to avoid distraction, you’d want to clear the terminal screen. Those new to the Linux command line may not know that there exists a dedicated command line utility that does this work for you.

In this tutorial, we will be discussing the basics of clear (the tool in question) as well as how to use it. But before we do that, it’s worth sharing that all examples/instructions mentioned in this tutorial have been tested on Ubuntu 16.04LTS.

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