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xterm

xterm

xterm is a terminal emulator for the X Window System. It provides DEC VT102 and Tektronix 4014 compatible terminals for programs that cannot use the window system directly. This version implements ISO/ANSI colours and most of the control sequences used by DEC VT220 terminals.

xterm is the standard terminal emulator for the X Window System. A user can have many different invocations of xterm running at once on the same display, each of which provides independent input/output for the process running in it.

 xterm #258

Price
Free to download

Size
0.9MB
License

MIT/X Consortium License

Developer
Thomas Dickey and many others

Website
invisible-island.net/xterm

System Requirements
libncurses
libxft2

Support Sites:
Manual Page, FAQ, Control Sequences

Selected Reviews:

Features include:

  • Pop-up menus to set terminal modes and characteristics
  • Automatically highlights the text cursor when the pointer enters the window (selected) and unhighlights it when the pointer leaves the window (unselected)
  • Scrollbar to move the screen image up and down - text lines scrolled of the top can be brought back again
  • Emulation of Textronix 4014 terminal (graphics)
  • Cut and paste of chunks of text
  • Chosing colors for text, background, etc
  • Chosing fonts
  • Settable (programmable) keys
  • Allows character-based applications to receive mouse events as keyboard control sequences

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