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A light xterm. And it's actually lighter! Not tabbed.

I got this working with a nice vga font from DOSEmu. See 9x15 versus DOSEMU's vga font. However, I learned that aterm does not support unicode. It suggested rxvt-unicode, and I got it working with a nice unicode vga font. See Unicode VGA font for that info.

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A nice light terminal emulator. A Unicode-capable version of rxvt.

When I learned that aterm does not support unicode, I went looking for its replacement. It suggested rxvt-unicode, so here I am. See Unicode VGA font for the font I ended up using.

  • aka urxvt
  • It is not tabbed, use one of the /tag/terminal-multiplexers (I currently use this one).

    • Okay, technically it's tabbed with the "tabbed" perl extension:
      \urxvt -pe tabbed

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http://materm.sourceforge.net/wiki/pmwiki.php [ 1 ] was http://materm.sourceforge.net/

A terminal emulator which allows tabs.

I could just use Screen, but mrxvt is so much easier to use. =)

  • aka materm
  • See also: rxvt-unicode (rxvt), which is also definitely light.

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