[lug] Docs on terminal hacking?

Ken Weinert kenw at ihs.com
Fri Sep 28 10:47:51 MDT 2001

These are commonly known as the ANSI (or perhaps VT100) control codes.
Here's a reference to the most common ones:


* Scott A. Herod (herod at interact-tv.com) [010928 16:18]:
> Hello,
>   I'm trying to make RHs start-up messages less imposing.  I see 
> that /etc/init.d/functions contains the actual printing statements
> and that some variables are defined in /etc/sysconfig/init.  Some
> of these variables are in the form of ANSI terminal codes; ie. stuff
> like, MOVE_TO_COL="echo -en \\033[${RES_COL}G".  Is there a reference
> for such codes about somewhere?  I'm not even sure what keywords to
> give google for this.

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