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Exiting zsh on the Terminal in mac doesn't quit the window

As I exit out of zsh on the terminal on MacOs, it gives me a message: logout Saving session... ...copying shared history... ...saving history...truncating history files... ...completed. [Process ...
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Why does `clear` create that much whitespace on top in the macOS Terminal.app? [duplicate]

I was wondering about the functionality of the clear (https://invisible-island.net/ncurses/man/clear.1.html) command, that I can evoke with CtrlL in my Terminal.app on macOS. When executed, it should ...
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How can I get vim to show document path in Terminal?

OS X 10.11 adds a nice feature to Terminal.app that interprets control sequences of the form ESC ] 6 ; file://hostname/<path-as-URL> BEL as specifying the "document" which is currently being ...
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Use Mac OS command key in bash's bind command

In my ubuntu bash, I had remapped Ctrl-y key combo to copy text to clipboard as, bind -x '"\C-y": copy_line_from_x_clipboard' It works. Now, I am migrating to Macbook, I like to use Command key ...
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Find OS X terminal key combination/escape sequence for Ctrl-'

One of my Emacs keybindings is C-', which works well in GUI. In terminal however, it is not being recognised. I understand that I need to figure out the actual characters sent to the terminal by C-' ...
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Shell loses keypresses when running SSH in the background

I'm experiencing a bizarre problem with SSH + Bash + Terminal.app: when SSH is run in the background, the shell appears to randomly lose keypresses ~50% of the time. For example, if I run: $ ssh -N ...
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Copying emacs content through terminal app's clipboard copies unexpected tabs for some spaces

I'm using terminal.app on OS X, and when typing in emacs I often want to copy the text and paste it into some other program. When I do, I find that copied text has some spaces unexpectedly replaced by ...
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How can I page up or down in tmux with Terminal.app?

When I am in tmux only a portion of the text shows up. If I try to scroll up or down the console scrolls up but not the actual text. If I do CTRL+b followed by [, I see in the status bar *tmux, and If ...
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