clear to clear all the previous commands that were ran in the current terminal.
The screen will clear and you will just see the prompt at the top:
Note: this command has a handy shortcut:
Once you do that, you will lose access to scrolling to see the output of the previous commands entered.
So you might want to use
clear -x instead, which still clears the screen, but lets you go back to see the previous work by scrolling up.
clearcommand works on Linux, macOS, WSL, and anywhere you have a UNIX environment
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