Lightweight terminal emulator?
grante at visi.com
Thu Sep 15 03:00:43 UTC 2005
On 2005-09-14, Lee Braiden <lee_b at digitalunleashed.com> wrote:
>> Can anybody recommend a lightweight terminal emulator? The
>> default "gnome-terminal" is a monstrosity. I've been using
>> aterm (1/10 the size of gnome-terminal) for many years, but it
>> doesn't have UTF-8 support, so the move to supporting only
>> UTF8 locales broke aterm.
> xterm and rxvt are the two stalwarts.
rxvt doesn't support UTF-8 either. I've never liked xterms
scrollbar, and it's pretty heavyweight by my standards.
> xterm loads like lightning. If you=
> want unicode,
But I _don't_ want unicode. I want ISO-8859-1, but Ubuntu
doesn't support ISO-8859-1.
> uxterm is a wrapper around it to set that up. I'm not sure i=
> f=20 it's always necessary, though.
If I choose to run with a locale using IS0-8859-1 I get
warnings from just about everything.
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