The `tput' command allows shell scripts to do things like clear the screen, underline text, and center text no matter how wide the screen is. To do these things, it translates the terminal-independent name of a terminal capability into its actual value for the terminal type being used.
`tabs' is a program to set hardware terminal tab settings.
There is an online manual for termutils-2.0, and for termcap.
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