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View Poll Results: What is your favorite Terminal Emulator?
Gnome Terminal 11 13.25%
Konsole 31 37.35%
aterm 11 13.25%
eterm 4 4.82%
mterm 0 0%
rxvt 3 3.61%
urxvt 9 10.84%
xterm 8 9.64%
Other (please post) 6 7.23%
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Old 05-15-2006, 11:06 AM   #16
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I like yakuake (which uses konsole internally). Sometimes I also use xterm because it loads fast.
 
Old 05-15-2006, 03:32 PM   #17
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The reason I picked Konsole over xterm was the reason I choose Firefox over IE... Tabs It is real handy to have different terminal sessions in one Window when I am multitasking. Also, It looks coolest and has transparency and customizable colos and fonts. It is also nice to be able to run a root/Midnight Commander shell with only two clicks. It is not terribly slow, even on my 750Mhz PIII. yakuake looks cool, but I haven't tries it our yet.
 
Old 05-15-2006, 03:47 PM   #18
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I use mrxvt for tabs and urxvt now for unicode (good for slrn & mutt)

Konsole seems to take a few secs to load but *rxvt's are instant for me
 
Old 05-15-2006, 03:58 PM   #19
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I prefer XFCE Terminal
 
Old 05-15-2006, 06:11 PM   #20
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I use yakuake all the time. I like how it's skinable and the tabs are so useful.
 
Old 05-16-2006, 01:26 AM   #21
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I use Kuake most of my time. Pity it can't run X apps.
 
Old 05-16-2006, 02:39 AM   #22
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xterm

Although I admit konsole is better than xterm , i seem 2 like xterm more (use konsole when i need copy-paste stuff
...........I vote for xterm
 
Old 05-16-2006, 03:14 AM   #23
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Quote:
Originally Posted by khaleel5000
Although I admit konsole is better than xterm , i seem 2 like xterm more (use konsole when i need copy-paste stuff
...........I vote for xterm
You can use the mouse highlighting and middle-click to cut and paste under xterm, can't you?
 
Old 05-16-2006, 07:03 AM   #24
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Urxvt with c/s mode, Konsole is nice too.
 
Old 05-16-2006, 08:02 AM   #25
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With me it depends on the Windows Manager / DE I'm using. Right that's Gnome so Gnome Console it is.

Tab-completion is my favorite feature. Without system beep
 
Old 05-16-2006, 08:07 AM   #26
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I voted xterm because it is the only one that handles mouse wheel within mc correctly.

Otherwise I'd go for XFCE Terminal - real transparency with XFCE is cool.
 
Old 05-17-2006, 06:17 AM   #27
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thanks daihard didnot know abt that
 
Old 10-12-2007, 09:34 PM   #28
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Here is a good comparison http://martin.ankerl.com/2007/09/01/...ce-comparison/
 
Old 10-13-2007, 05:45 AM   #29
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I use "terminal" of Xfce, because the features I really want are proper fonts, Unicode-support, Unicode code point input with Ctrl-Shift (which is also supported by urxvt and gnome-terminal) and the automatic underlining and click-me feature for URLs and mail adresses. (urxvt with a Perl module and gnome-terminal support this either.)

As I don't use Gnome much anymore, because I'm back to fvwm I prefer "terminal" over gnome-terminal.
 
  


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