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Screen is a full-screen software program that can be used to multiplexes a physical console between several processes (typically interactive shells). It offers a user to open several separate terminal instances inside a one single terminal window manager. The screen application is very useful, if you are dealing with multiple programs from a command line ...


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If you want to open a new xterm and run a sequence of commands in that window, you can use the -e option. If you want the xterm to remain open after the command is executed, you can include the -hold option. For example: xterm -hold -e 'pwd; ls'


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X11 uses two buffers: PRIMARY and CLIPBOARD. To copy/paste to the CLIPBOARD buffer you can often use CTRL-C and CTRL-V. You can insert to the PRIMARY buffer by selecting a text and paste from it by pressing the middle mouse button. If you want to use the CLIPBOARD buffer, put this in your ~/.Xresources file and use Ctrl+Shift+C and Ctrl+Shift+V to ...


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Turns out, I didn't account for the fact that X11 has two buffers: primary and clipboard. My text from xterm was copied into primary buffer, while I needed it in clipboard buffer. I was able to fix the problem by installing parcellite package, launching it and configuring it to synchronize two buffers.


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Open xterm and highlight the text you want to copy. Go to the application in which you wish to paste and hover the mouse cursor over the field you want to paste in. Click the scroll button on your mouse. (on laptops this can be done by pressing left and right click at the same time) When you highlight text, it copies the text to your primary buffer. Keep ...


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You have hinted the answer yourself by referencing https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Fixed_(typeface) This is the standard fixed bitmap font which has been expanded by Markus Kuhn to have a rather complete character set. The question is then how to scale a bitmap. What you have achieved so far is scaling a vector font and converting it to a bitmap (ttf → bdf → ...


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I'm not sure but you can maybe merge the font and the siz like this: xterm -fn helvetica -fs 20x10 regards, maniat1k


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Right now you can increase the font size by holding control and right mouse button(i.e ctrl+right mouse button) and select the font size. To make it default you need to have an Xresources configuration. I am trying it and I will update the answer once I get it. Update: You can create .Xresources file inside your home directory and add the below line ...


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I doubt limiting the rate at which xterm displays the data (reads it from the pseudo-terminal master side) will make any difference here. If anything, it's more likely that the problem be the reverse (that xterm doesn't read fast enough so the pty buffer gets full, so write attempts may block or return with less data written as requested is using ...



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