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View Poll Results: X Terminal Emulator of the Year
aterm 2 0.41%
Eterm 4 0.82%
GNOME Terminal 67 13.79%
gtkterm 1 0.21%
Guake 15 3.09%
Konsole 116 23.87%
Kuake 1 0.21%
LilyTerm 4 0.82%
LXTerminal 24 4.94%
Roxterm 8 1.65%
rxvt 7 1.44%
Sakura 3 0.62%
stjerm-terminal 3 0.62%
Terminal (Xfce) 58 11.93%
Terminator 35 7.20%
Tilda 4 0.82%
urxvt 34 7.00%
xterm 65 13.37%
Yakuake 24 4.94%
Terminology 9 1.85%
Termit 2 0.41%
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Old 12-16-2013, 10:03 PM   #1
jeremy
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X Terminal Emulator of the Year


A new category last year.

--jeremy
 
Old 12-17-2013, 12:24 AM   #2
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I use Termit: https://github.com/nonstop/termit/wiki
 
Old 12-17-2013, 01:25 AM   #3
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It's a difficult choice. Anyway Terminal of xfce
 
Old 12-17-2013, 01:36 AM   #4
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urxvt in tmux
 
Old 12-17-2013, 07:50 AM   #5
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urxvt
 
Old 12-17-2013, 08:41 AM   #6
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Is it still possible to add Terminology (extremely popular after its 0.4 release)?

https://phab.enlightenment.org/phame...rminology_0_4/
http://enlightenment.org/p.php?p=about/terminology&l=en

Last edited by jens; 12-17-2013 at 08:50 AM.
 
Old 12-17-2013, 11:06 AM   #7
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Termit and Terminology have been added.

--jeremy
 
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Old 12-17-2013, 03:43 PM   #8
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I've actually come to like Chrome's Secure Shell app, pointed at local host. Sometimes the performance sucks (basically anything with a vertical split) but it's pretty good.

Otherwise, I've just stuck to xterm for the last few years. Got tired of all the others. (I used to collect terminal emulators.)
 
Old 12-17-2013, 04:42 PM   #9
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xfce terminal of course!
 
Old 12-18-2013, 06:59 AM   #10
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Tied between Xfce4-terminal and Terminator. Will use Terminator in Openbox and Terminal in Xfce.
 
Old 12-18-2013, 02:56 PM   #11
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I tend to use whatever is the default for the DE/WM. Since I use KDE more than others, I voted for Konsole.
 
Old 12-18-2013, 05:30 PM   #12
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I really like tilda. The popup feature is essential for me.
 
Old 12-18-2013, 11:21 PM   #13
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I wish I could vote for two. I use Yakuake when I just want quick access to the terminal, and I use Terminator when I really want to get something done. I like Yakuake normally if I am going to run something in the background. I might have to try some of these however, never heard of some of these
 
Old 12-19-2013, 01:41 AM   #14
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xterm, but compiled from source

$ ./configure --prefix=/pro --with-x --with-Xaw3d --disable-imake --enable-256-color --enable-wide-chars --disable-tek4014 --enable-vt-fonts --enable-tcap-fkeys --with-pcre --enable-readline-mouse --enable-dabbrev --with-icon-name=mini.xterm

/me is closely following the development and giving feedback to the author
I big plus of xterm, is that it ports to HP-UX and AIX without problems unlike some other emulators that would be perfect if they didn't have that many (linux) dependencies
 
Old 12-19-2013, 03:42 AM   #15
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stjerm FTW, the best, fastest and most stable dropdown terminal emulator (get the latest version from GitHub)!

ROXTerm is the best in windowed mode!
 
  


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