OT: xterm setup

Dan Nelson dnelson at allantgroup.com
Sat Aug 30 22:52:09 PDT 2003

In the last episode (Aug 31), Jesse Sheidlower said:
> Hmm. I certainly thought I was using xterm, as I recall setting up
> the icon to launch xterm, and my .bashrc is setting TERM to
> xterm-color rather than gnome-terminal or anything else. And I'm
> rather sure that I have the exact same setup on my Linux box, which
> is in the office and thus unavailable for me to look at right now.
> It's also the case that the font displaying with xterm now looks
> totally familiar, and the one displaying with gnome-terminal is
> totally unfamiliar and ugly.
> Is it possible that the functional scrollbars, etc., were an addition
> of the window manager, and if so is there any way to replicate it
> now?

Very unlikely.  The window manager has no idea what is inside the
rectangle it's managing, so the only useful menuitem it could put up
would be "close"

	Dan Nelson
	dnelson at allantgroup.com

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