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X Terminal Emulator of the Year

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The nominees are:

Eterm
GNOME Terminal
gtkterm
Guake
Konsole
Kuake
LilyTerm
Roxterm
rxvt
Sakura
Terminator
Tilda
xterm
Yakuake
urxvt
Terminal (Xfce)
stjerm-terminal

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Old 12-18-2012, 05:49 PM   #16
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gnome terminal, but they're really all the same!
 
Old 12-18-2012, 08:10 PM   #17
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I voted for Terminator, but rxvt is good too.
 
Old 12-18-2012, 10:30 PM   #18
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Mate Terminal

Sick of Gnome's nonsense; using Mate. Love its terminal. Not on the list, though. :-(
 
Old 12-19-2012, 04:01 PM   #19
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Konsole. It's fast and has lots of options and tabs, just in case I'm too lazy or forget to use GNU screen.
 
Old 12-20-2012, 06:00 PM   #20
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I tried lots of them, from time to time I still try a new one but I end up going back to urxvt: stable, usable, decent unicode support, fast enough, less bling more unix.
 
Old 12-21-2012, 05:11 PM   #21
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Konsole, because it's a natural choice when using KDE. Oh, and being able to control it using keyboard shortcuts is great.
 
Old 12-24-2012, 04:38 PM   #22
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LXTerminal
 
Old 12-25-2012, 12:21 AM   #23
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guake is the only terminal I need
 
Old 12-25-2012, 02:01 AM   #24
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Can we get "Terminal" (Xfce's terminal emulator)?
 
Old 12-26-2012, 03:13 PM   #25
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Can we get "Terminal" (Xfce's terminal emulator)?
I must keep spacing out before I hit the reply button: I wanted to suggest this too.

Why XFCE Terminal: It's comes with XFCE (always keep a copy installed), and it's got plain text config file that I can copy between machines (not an Xresources file) whic saves my color scheme and font preferences.

URXVT or RVXT-Unicode are great, not because of their clever implementation of UTF-8 char sets ( I tend to only read English) but the tab support has the best key combination I've seen for tab management. Because everyone else comes up with crazy schemes (CTRL+SHIFT+?!) it gets a very close second vote, because who wants to crunch their hand up to switch and create tabs? If you're going to make it that hard, then I might as well just open a new window.

Last edited by Myk267; 12-30-2012 at 02:37 AM.
 
Old 12-26-2012, 05:12 PM   #26
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Terminal (Xfce) has been added.

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Old 12-28-2012, 06:04 AM   #27
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Just love Yakuake. It lets use always have a terminal by hand on any virtual desktop without the need to keep it open.
 
Old 12-29-2012, 11:07 AM   #28
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LilyTerm

No, really. I've been through xterm, aterm, rxvt, eterm and terminator. Stayed with lxterminal for a while, but I ended with LilyTerm. Pretty much fuckin' awesome terminal.

By the way, Terminology deserves to be added here.
 
Old 12-29-2012, 08:41 PM   #29
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LilyTerm

No, really. I've been through xterm, aterm, rxvt, eterm and terminator. Stayed with lxterminal for a while, but I ended with LilyTerm. Pretty much fuckin' awesome terminal.
I just took a look. It doesn't allow you to set the font or the bg/fg colour via command-line options, or, I assume, via X resources. The tab feature seems nice, but other than that I'm a bit confused about what is so nice about it. Care to share? Cheers. P.S. to everyone posting to this thread: if you take the time to state your choice, why not say what is good about your favourite terminal emulator? (I use urxvt because it has tabs, because it does UTF8, and because it is written by people who understand the benefits of X resources.)

Last edited by zsd; 12-29-2012 at 08:44 PM. Reason: posted too soon
 
Old 12-31-2012, 04:38 PM   #30
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terminal (Xfce)
 
  


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