This is something that has been so confusing to me for a long time. I am using Linux but I have gaps in my understanding of certain aspects and one is about the terminal. As I came to understand it ...
I have a need for very simple terminal (no multiple tabs, no menu etc. - I use XMonad so splitting windows is not necessary as well). I tried to use xterm but unfortunately I need to be able to ...
I have tested this with both Ubuntu 12.04 and Debian 7. When I do echo $TERM I get xterm But if I use the dropdown menu "help" > "about" then it says gnome terminal 126.96.36.199. Does this mean I am ...
When I press Ctrl + Alt + F1 the desktop environment disappears and a terminal window appears. Pressing Ctrl + Alt + F7 brings me back to DE. This terminal is useful when the DE hangs for some reason ...
If you type echo -e '\eZ' and hit return in a shell running in an xterm, you'll see that the terminal emulator prints an obscure code 1;2c. This seems to indicate that xterm interprets the VT100 ...
I have ssh access to a remote machine. In this machine if I run echo $TERM I get xterm. If I want to change my terminal emulator to some other emulator (assuming that it's installed on the remote ...