1)in aterm, i am unable to use 'Ctrl-l' to clear my screen. whenever i push it, the current line gets reprinted and that's it. it works on all other terminals.
2)when i do ls -al > file, and then do 'less file' or 'vi file', it seems that all of the ascii color escapce sequences are being printed to the output file.
3)hmm there was some other one but i seemed to have 4got