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Linux in a Nutshell, Fourth Edition by Aaron Weber, Stephen Figgins, Ellen Siever

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Name

echotc

Synopsis

                  echotc [options] arguments
               

Display terminal capabilities or move cursor on screen, depending on the argument.

Options

-s

Return empty string, not error, if capability doesn’t exist.

-v

Display verbose messages.

Arguments

baud

Display current baud rate.

cols

Display current column.

cm column row

Move cursor to specified coordinates.

home

Move cursor to home position.

lines

Print number of lines per screen.

meta

Does this terminal have meta capacity (usually the Alt key)?

tabs

Does this terminal have tab capacity?

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