OT: xterm setup

T Kellers kellers at njit.edu
Sat Aug 30 23:03:05 PDT 2003

Try eTerm, gnome seems to like it and it is very like the program whose 
features you need.

Tim Kellers

On Sunday 31 August 2003 01:52, Dan Nelson wrote:
> 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"

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