Alternate Screen

Gleb Popov arrowd at
Sat May 15 17:46:29 UTC 2021

On Thu, May 13, 2021 at 5:02 PM Eric van Gyzen <eric at> wrote:

> There was a recent discussion about a terminal database update and the
> new Alternate Screen behavior.  I'm curious about the resolution, but I
> can't find that discussion.  Would someone kindly send a clue-by-four
> via overnight express?
> Ultimately, I'd like to know how to get the old behavior back, with no
> alternate screen, and thereby reduce my blood pressure.

When I enter `ee`, I can't scroll in my Konsole window anymore. Instead,
the cursor inside the text editor is moving.

Is this relevant to that "alternate screen" problem?

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