Prompt at bottom of terminal

Csaba Raduly
Mon Aug 25 07:24:00 GMT 2014

On Mon, Aug 25, 2014 at 7:58 AM, Michelle Pace  wrote:
> Hi there,
> This would seem a somewhat arbitrary question but it is driving me
> crazy. The prompt on my terminal starts from the bottom of the
> terminal. Could anyone tell me how I get it to start from the top left
> hand corner like "normal"?
> The Target of the icon which I use to start cygwin with is:
> C:\cygwin64\bin\mintty.exe -i /Cygwin-Terminal.ico -

Here's an untested suggestion: call reset from your login script (
~/.profile or ~/.bash_profile ).
When I call reset manually, I always end up with the prompt at the top.

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