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I want to clear all the history that I can scroll to, so that I start with a terminal without anything in it exempt the prompt. clear only creates a clear screen, but does not delete the scroll history.

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Works for normal terminal and also the kate plugin :)

Oops I had originally put Ctrl-Alt... too late at night it seems

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:D I was already wondering about myself –  txwikinger Aug 5 '10 at 1:41
<kbd>Ctrl</kbd>-<kbd>l</kbf> works too (for me) –  Nikos Alexandris May 14 '13 at 10:00
well, Ctrl+l (that is a lower case "L") –  Nikos Alexandris May 14 '13 at 10:02
maybe I misread the question -- anyhow, Ctrl+Shift+x does not work for me from within Kate –  Nikos Alexandris May 14 '13 at 10:04

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