Terminal emulator

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A terminal emulator, terminal application, term, or tty for short, is a program that emulates a "dumb" video terminal within some other display architecture. Though typically synonymous with a command line shell or text terminal, the term terminal covers all remote terminals, including graphical interfaces. A terminal emulator inside a graphical user interface is often called a terminal window.

[edit] Fonts

Fonts for most X terminals can be configured in ~/.Xdefaults. An example of this is:

XTerm.FontName:-xos4-terminus-medium-r-normal--20-200-72-72-c-100-iso8859-1

The terminus-font[1]

[edit] Alternatives

X Terminal emulators: aterm | rxvt | mrxvt | roxterm | konsole

[edit] References

  1. Terminus, A clean fixed font for the console and X11
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