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Old 09-28-2012, 03:16 PM   #16
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Originally Posted by sycamorex View Post
I'm trying to cut down on installing 3rd party packages where perfectly functional software exists in the stock Slackware.
This made me thinking why I use Roxterm in the first place and I got no other reasons then that I am used to it from my Debian times (I always started with minimal installs, so no default terminal already installed. Maybe I switch to Xterm to, if it supports 256 colors and Unicode.
 
Old 09-28-2012, 03:28 PM   #17
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This made me thinking why I use Roxterm in the first place and I got no other reasons then that I am used to it from my Debian times (I always started with minimal installs, so no default terminal already installed. Maybe I switch to Xterm to, if it supports 256 colors and Unicode.
Yeah, old habits die hard

A quick google and check of my Slackware installation shows that xterm does support Unicode (uxterm - a wrapper around xterm) and 256 colors (enabled by default in Slackware):

Code:
./configure \
  --prefix=/usr \
  --sysconfdir=/etc \
  --localstatedir=/var \
  --infodir=/usr/info \
  --mandir=/usr/man \
  --with-app-defaults=/etc/X11/app-defaults \
  --with-utempter \
  --enable-luit \
  --enable-wide-chars \
  --enable-88-color \
  --enable-256-color \
  --with-icon-theme=hicolor \
  --with-icondir=/usr/share/icons \
  --with-pixmapdir=/usr/share/pixmaps \
  --build=$ARCH-slackware-linux

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Old 09-28-2012, 03:35 PM   #18
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Used rxvt-u for the longest time. Switching to Terminator as rxvt-u was not really responding well in Slackware which I began to use not long ago.
 
Old 09-28-2012, 03:35 PM   #19
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yakuake in KDE, but now rxvt-unicode in i3 wm
 
Old 09-28-2012, 03:44 PM   #20
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Until early this year I used konsole mostly - for the tabs.

When trying to figure out how to keep the familiar tabs in a KDE4 world someone here on LQ pointed me to tmux...

Now it is urxvt with tmux and loving it!
 
Old 09-28-2012, 04:12 PM   #21
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Any sites with detailed descriptions how to configure Xterm and which options are available, especially how to setup a nice font (I prefer Monospace in 8 pt)? The default font is quite ugly and even in some cases up to unreadable.
 
Old 09-28-2012, 05:42 PM   #22
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Konsole, because of tabs and easy configuration of colour schemes, including Solarized, which I use sometimes. Most of the time, however, I just set up a grey background with black font colour. I find this friendlier to the eye for long sessions, and the output of
Code:
ls --color
is completely readable, including the dark blue directory entries, which are hardly readable on a black background, and light green entries for executable files, which are hard to read on a white background.

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Old 09-28-2012, 05:53 PM   #23
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I'm using qterminal, before I switched to qterminal I used konsole but have no longer KDE running.

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Old 09-28-2012, 05:56 PM   #24
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I use gnome-terminal, konsole & xterm,... in probably equal proportions...

And, by the way, xterm DOES support translucency... It's just not easily set.
 
Old 09-28-2012, 06:16 PM   #25
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Old 09-28-2012, 09:27 PM   #26
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Old 09-28-2012, 10:04 PM   #27
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konsole has always been my favorite. And gnome-terminal's not bad either.
 
Old 09-28-2012, 10:49 PM   #28
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urxvt and xterm about equally.
 
Old 09-28-2012, 11:12 PM   #29
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xterm

As far as changing the fonts (I use Terminus), I just pass them to xterm via the '-fn' option:
Code:
xterm +sm +vb +sb -sl 1000 -fg white -bg '#111111' -cr green -fn -xos4-terminus-medium-*-*-*-18-*-*-*-*-*-*-*
xlsfonts will show you a list of fonts you can use.

You can also hold down the control key and click the right mouse button to bring up a menu that allows you to resize the font.

Last edited by speck; 09-28-2012 at 11:15 PM. Reason: added xlsfonts info
 
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Old 09-29-2012, 01:29 AM   #30
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Konsole, always been there since I use KDE, the tabs are great, and I like the overall layout and appearance.
 
  


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