Setup iTerm2: Infinite Scrollback

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Want to enable infinite scrollback in iTerm2? By default, iTerm2 has a scrollback buffer of 1000 lines. Since most of my day is doing builds and running watch tasks with lots of output, I want to have infinite scrollback.

  1. In iTerm2, open Settings
  2. Click on Profiles
  3. Cick on Terminal
  4. Under the Scrollback Buffer Heading, click the checkbox for Unlimited scrollback

GIF of selecting unlimited scrollback

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