Good Terminal for X?

Roland Smith rsmith at
Fri Aug 6 09:26:12 UTC 2010

On Fri, Aug 06, 2010 at 03:12:11AM -0500, Depo Catcher wrote:
> I use Icewm, so don't want to install all that kde/gnome 
> libs/dependencies and such to get konsole or gnome-console (but both are 
> nice)
> xterm does display some things correctly (like sysinstall type command 
> line GUIs).

Try x11/rxvt-unicode. It doesn't require Gnome nor KDE libraries, and it does
handle unicode well. It's a lot lighter than xterm. And it has transparancy or
backgrounds if you like that.
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