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As I just answered in the other question, the font is also transparent (which is hard to see on a screenshot). compton (or any other compositor) doesn't distinguish the text from the rest. It simply deals with windows. Thus, that solution only works if you keep a high level of opacity (85% works for me). To have a terminal with a different degree of opacity ...
I've tested Terminator (on Ubuntu) against an AIX machine using ssh and the terminal resize works correctly. AIX reported $TERM as xterm. It appears either rsh is not sending the proper control sequences when Terminator resizes the terminal, or rshd is not handling them properly at the AIX end (assumption, untested). In any case, I recommend using ssh!
The software you are looking for is called "cool-old-term" and is available on github. It emulates the look of a CRT and is based around konsole (KDE's terminal) and requires QT 5.2 or newer. The readme has instructions for getting it working on Ubuntu 14.04 and Arch. The examples on the github page show a few other variations on the CRT look and the ...
There's no easy method for determining which terminal program to use on Linux. Even though it's possible to get distribution info, use may or may not remove default GUI terminal program and install others. Generally the approach is to get a list of common terminal programs and find the first one usable. As an example, here is how virtualbox linux guest ...
It's better if you execute the commands using /Bin/Bash <terminal command> This would work for every linux distribution.
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