Gnome Terminal Double Click Selection?

Petter Adsen petter at
Tue Jul 19 16:02:35 UTC 2016

On Tue, 19 Jul 2016 17:35:34 +0200
Ralf Mardorf <silver.bullet at> wrote:

> On Tue, 19 Jul 2016 17:13:36 +0200, Petter Adsen wrote:
> >You could also try something like xfce4-terminal, as it it quite
> >similar to GNOME Terminal  
> xfce4-terminal is weak, it e.g. doesn't reformat the lines, after a
> window was resized. My favourite terminal emulation is roxterm. I
> don't know if roxterm provides this special double click selection,
> at least it provides a simple double click selection. Roxterm is VTE
> based.

I absolutely agree that Roxterm is much better, Ralf, I use it myself,
but as GTK+ 3.20 breaks it so badly that the maintainers have decided
to not continue on the project, I didn't think it was worth mentioning
at this point in time.

There is also a Debian bug on this issue; IIRC they decided to drop the
package, so it most likely will not be available in Yakkety when it is


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