GNOME Terminal is a terminal emulation application that you can use to perform the following tasks:
- Access a UNIX shell in the GNOME environment.
- Run any application that is designed to run on VT102, VT220, and xterm.
GNOME Terminal emulates the xterm application developed by the X Consortium. In turn, the xterm application emulates the DEC VT102 terminal and also supports the DEC VT220 escape sequences. An escape sequence is a series of characters that starts with the Esc character. GNOME Terminal accepts all of the escape sequences that the VT102 and VT220 terminals use for functions such as to position the cursor and to clear the screen.
- Multiple tabs.
- URL detection.
- Profiles support.
- Real transparency.
- Emulates many of the escape sequences supported by xterm.
Developer: Guilherme de S. Pastore, Havoc Pennington, Mariano Suarez-Alvarez, Behdad Esfahbod, Christian Persch
License: GNU GPL v2
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