Good Terminal for X?
dickey at radix.net
Fri Aug 6 20:29:01 UTC 2010
On Fri, Aug 06, 2010 at 11:26:10AM +0200, Roland Smith wrote:
> 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.
It's not "a lot lighter" - I made a table recently to investigate.
Thomas E. Dickey
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