I noticed konsole has problem to reset color on next page of scrolling, as screenshot below, run with command for i in {1..100}; do echo "$i"; echo -en '\033[1;42m AAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAA \033[0m'; echo -e 'next text'; done; :

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As you can see, the \033[0m get ignored started from 11th row which is the next page of current window view.

gnome-terminal no such issue., but I'm konsole user and looking for a solution to this.


I reported bug at https://bugs.kde.org/show_bug.cgi?id=409016


If you change




that will do what you intended. The difference is that when the terminal scrolls up, it will fill the new line with the current background color:

  • The \E[K clears the current line from the current position to the end of the line (undoing the color-filling done by scrolling).
  • The color behavior is a feature of Linux console, implemented in other terminals (rxvt, xterm, konsole).

See also:

  • A reminder to reader, this is uppercase 'K', can't use lowercase. – 林果皞 Jun 24 at 14:01

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