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http://www.afterstep.org/aterm.php

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.

Software > Terminals > rxvt >

(on Wikipedia)
http://software.schmorp.de/pkg/rxvt-unicode.html

A nice light terminal emulator[doesn't exist]. 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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