Reset your Terminal output

After viewing a non-text file by mistake, or launching some command, it can happen the Terminal screen is unresponsive, has strange letters printed when you press keys. You can recover your Terminal in the following ways:

Reset

Reset Terminal screen.

  1. Select Terminal ▸ Reset.

  2. To obtain the prompt press Enter.

Reset and Clear

In addition to resetting your Terminal, Reset and Clear clears the visible Terminal screen space of all terminal output. To Reset and Clear your Terminal:

  1. Select Terminal ▸ Reset and Clear.

  2. To obtain the prompt press Enter.

Reset and clear provides the similar functionality than the terminal command reset.