Method to clear putty screen while working with Linux Server. It will clear screen buffer and provide true experience of clear screen ( console ).
Have you ever worked remotely with Linux system? it is common to work remotely on Linux system. Putty is popular remote login tool in system admin community. It's freely available open source software and it works on Linux as well as Windows platform. It's widely adopted tool for remote login.
Figure: Putty Icon - Popular Remote Login Software.
Now imagine you are connected remotely with a Linux system and you are troubleshooting some problem. You are typing command on putty console and running it and after some time all screen field with lot of text. Screen become messy with full of text and create confusion while troubleshooting Linux system. After then you type clear command on console and all text cleared as you execute clear command but as soon as you touch scroll bar or up down arrow key, text returned on console. Now you are wondering, is there any way to permanently clear putty console?
I have also faced this problem while working with Linux system. I have searched and found that all text data reside on buffer. We really required to clear screen buffer to permanently delete text present on console.
I was trying to figure out some way to totally clear up my screen. After going through some articles, i found a way to clear screen ( console ) text. I am sharing command to clear screen ( console )output with all my readers to solve this problem.
We use following command to clear putty console or screen :
This command will totally clear your putty screen and remove all buffers and you will get true clear screen experience.