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xterm is the standard terminal emulator for the X Window System.

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Configure a screen session to behave exactly like a xterm terminal

I want to be able to configure a screen session through screenrc or within a session to behave just like an xterm terminal. Currently I have a c# app that uses ssh.net libraries to ssh to a Linux box ...
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Wrong colors in xterm

I don't quite understand XTerm's (UXTerm's in this case) behaviour regarding colors. I'm using Solarized Light color theme for Alacritty and UXTerm. They're more or less identical: ~/.alacritty.yml: # ...
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Possible to start gnome-terminal from xterm, inheriting xterms network settings?

I use Ubuntu 18.04 Gnome. Using the newns script approach in https://superuser.com/questions/983727/route-only-specific-traffic-through-vpn I managed to start an xterm which uses a VPN network ...
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what is utempter, and why does xterm want to use it?

when I start xterm, it tries to start a binary: /usr/lib/x86_64-linux-gnu/utempter/utempter I could not find any info as to what this binary is for. man utempter has no entry, and searching the web ...
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How to set XTerm unicode Font?

Can I have an additional font in my .Xresources so that if the default one doesn't have some unicode characters, the additional one can display them?
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IRC client irrsi/weechat keep all commands history

How do we make IRC client irrsi or weechat on shell terminal to keep all commands history?
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xterm fonts display differently in RHEL6 and RHEL7

I was using RHEL6 for quite sometime and was happy using the xterm with the font of my choice. However, I had to move to RHEL7 recently, and then the problem of font display in xterm started. I have ...
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XTerm: Scroll by pixels?

In XTerm manual: scroll-back(count [,units [,mouse] ]) This action scrolls the text window backward so that text that had previously scrolled off the top of the screen is now visible. The count ...
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I seem to have two Bash cursors. What's going on here?

I seem to have two Bash cursors. The initial position of what I deem the "extra" cursor seems to depend on the length of my prompt, with longer prompts causing it to start farther behind. ...
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make resource apply to both classes XTerm and UXTerm

In order to apply the same resource to both xterm and uxterm, currently my configuration file has to have separate, duplicate entries: XTerm*scrollBar: true UXTerm*scrollBar: true ...
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urxvt not working and xterm works for same command

xterm -e 'sudo iotop -aP' working urxvt -e 'sudo iotop -aP' not working top command is working for both any idea what's happening? how to make it work?
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How to set zsh shell title without executing command substitutions twice?

My zsh config contains setopt PROMPT_SUBST. When I use command substitution in a shell command, I see it is executed twice. This could cause slowdowns or even bugs in my scripting. % setopt ...
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xterm: random redraw errors

I am facing seemingly random xterm redraw errors, in particular: some lines are not written into (they are left blank) first try: $ clear; ls -1 foo1 bar second try: $ clear; ls -1 foo1 foo2 bar ...
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Error - Terminal automatically and randomly duplicates last character on space

My Setup Mac OS runs terminal with $TERM = xterm-256color; tmux with $TERM = xterm-256color When I ssh into an AWS EC2 inside that tmux session on my MacOS, $TERM is also xterm-256color Weird Behavior ...
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xrdp disconnects immediately upon connection from Windows10 to RHEL

I followed a few different guides to getting xrdp installed and working on my RHEL machine, but upon logging in with a valid account, the remote session immediately disconnects. I think I've tracked ...
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Ubuntu not running Xterm: display not set (Not SSH, trying VM)

I was tasked with running a lab with netkit, http://wiki.netkit.org/man/man7/netkit.7.html for those interested. It creates a virtual machine meant to simulate a network connection. I have the install ...
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how to let xterm have geometry of 80x1 after disabling decorations?

I use this to toggle-decorations: https://gist.github.com/muktupavels/d03bb14ea6042b779df89b4c87df975d if I start xterm -geometry 80x1 it will have 1 height (in xterm TEXT lines, not in screen dots), ...
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Launch xterm with no border/decoration in X11/MWM

I am trying to open a xterm window but without border and window decorations using X11 and MWM as window manager. I have tried: xterm -bw 0 But that does not even remove the border, nor the ...
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$PATH in a shell made by xterm not including a command location, but shell still able to execute it

I am setting up a Debian 10 with fluxbox window manager. One of the components I need is miniconda, I've installed everything from the initial bash (no desktop) and everything works fine. Miniconda ...
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Ask the key binding problem between xterm bash and tmux

To get TAB and ctrl-i to do different things. I added the following configuration to my xterm and bash configuration files, and everything worked fine XTerm.vt100.translations: #override \n\ Ctrl ...
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xterm translations ignoring “Shift” specifier

I'd like to change the key mappings for XTerm so that CTRL-SHIFT-C is copying from the clipboard, but CTRL-C is still SIGINT, as is the default. Basically, I want to do the same thing as this ...
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set xterm.vt100.faceSize from commandline

I am searching for this solution for quite a bit. I do not have access to ~/.Xresources; probably it's disabled by the administrator. Hence I need to set the facesize from the terminal. xterm -xrm "...
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xterm -pob in MATE 1.16

xterm -pob does not raise the window when it receives Ctrl-G (MATate 1.16, RHEL7). This used to work fine in Gnome2, RHEL6.
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X11 forwarding through VPN

I use a linux server through mobaxterm to run FE codes and using vtk application it generates automatic result images. linux server does not have display but uses xvfb. Since the coronavirus outbreak ...
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Why do some aliases work in xterm while others don't?

I'm transitioning to a new development environment for work, and I'm new to the xterm terminal and the CentOS operating system. I'm trying to set up aliases in my .bashrc: # .bashrc alias c='clear' ...
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cluster-ssh with multiple monitors

I have 3 monitors, one big and two small. When I start cssh, the xterm windows cover all 3 monitors. That would be fine, if the xterm windows did not overlap the monitor boundaries. But unfortunately,...
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Why is xterm not found in my C shell and how can I add it as I find it in TERM

I get this error: X terminal for some input / output, please make sure "xterm" command can be found in your PATH environment When I echo $TERM I get xterm. But xterm cannot be found on my ...
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How to display colored emojis in XTerm

I want to be able to display colored emojis in XTerm, for example those from Noto Color Emoji of the fonts-noto-color-emoji font package. Like this question, but specifically for XTerm.
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How to define fallback fonts for XTerm

I'm on a fresh Debian Buster installation with packages fonts-noto-core and fonts-symbola. I want to use "Noto Sans Mono" as the main font for XTerm, so I set the following line with xrdb: xterm*...
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Clearing tmux terminal throws error: “'tmux-256color': unknown terminal type.”

Originally, I was trying to determine why some directories show up differently colored than others when using the ls command. While playing around with this. I have now encountered the problem of not ...
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How to keep a program with several executable keep running after ssh session closed?

I am working from home on VPN and my exceed or Mobaxterm window seems to close itself often. I am losing all the progress of my runs. The program calls for different executables while running also ...
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Problem with fixing ubuntu terminal that gets the messages “Warning: terminal is not fully functional” or “****: unknown terminal type”

I am using virtualBox and I have ubuntu VM. I have kinda broke something in the linux terminal when I installed some packages (I think the package nterm package got uninstalled or something like that)....
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Changing xterm font size without a mouse

It's possible to change the xterm font size by holding ctrl and right-clicking the window. Is it possible to do it without a mouse?
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Xterm does not display unicode character [duplicate]

Fellow people of the internet, I got an issue with Xterm, as i try to use a zsh theme using unicode characters. However, Xterm refuses to print them, which is a bit annoying. My Xressources is a ...
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Shell script to scroll down the whole text in terminal without modifying it

I'm trying to use a /bin/sh script to scroll down a couple of lines of text in terminal. A solution using smcup, rmcup is not acceptable in this case. A couple of other options I tried all failed (...
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Xterm ignores the specificed font, while applying the correct size

Fellow people of the internet, I encounter an issue with Xterm, as it doesn't want to take into account the font i specify. I use xinitrc and Xressources, as followed : XTerm*reverseVideo: on ...
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Using scroll regions in xterm with less

I have been experimenting with the DECSTBM escape sequence in xterm (v353). Although generally working, I had one issue: I would set the scrolling region to one line less than the window height. When ...
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Preventing xterm from killing its children

I wanted to use a window-manager key binding to open fzf in xterm and then open the chosen file. So I bound a key to spawn xterm -e fzf-open, and put this in fzf-open: #!/usr/bin/bash # fzf-...
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How to backup and restore the current display colors and formatting?

Is there a way to backup the current display color and formatting such that I can echo some custom color and then reset things back to the previous state? For example: echo -e '\e[31m'123; echo 456 ...
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XTerm Control Sequences for backward/forward word deletion?

I believe this article should help me find the control sequence for backward/forward word deletion. My understanding is that the control sequence would start with \u001b[ since that is "the control ...
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Shell script to update Terminal.app and Xterm titles, for MacOSX and Linux

How can one display path names and executed process in both Mac OSX and Linux using both Terminal.app and Xterm? I use the Linux side when using ssh into a Debian VM. I can easily see how windows ...
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xterm title bar: display path with spaces?

SOLUTION: There was a bug in the program. Instructions below with sleep helped me find it. Does anyone know how to do this? I tried the following, but the backslash escape before a space did not ...
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Xterm does not display one uni-code character

My xterm supports uni-code. For instance, it displays the Euro sign: echo -e '\xe2\x82\xac' But it does not display one particular character: PL_BRANCH=$'\ue0a0' echo $PL_BRANCH This character ...
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How to make xterm erase shift+backspace?

I know that if I want to make xterm erase a character when I press backspace, I do: stty erase ^? but I also want xterm to erase a character when I press shift+backspace, and I can't find an ...
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Escape sequence to perform CRLF but only when not in the beginning of line?

I have an interactive application via tty in raw mode. When I exit it, I want shell prompt to start on a new line. There should be some escape sequence which causes a terminal to do CR + LF but only ...
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My bash script spawns a terminal in which I want to run some commands. How do I identify the terminal by name in my script and run commands in it?

I am writing a script where I run a command which is basically an application in the exec mode. It spawns another xterm terminal with a definite title everytime say, "ABCXYZ" . My purpose is then to ...
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xterm not rendering fonts correctly

I was trying to run a program in xterm but it displays fonts incorrectly. See here. Here is my .Xresources XTerm.vt100.locale: true XTerm.vt100.metaSendsEscape: true XTerm.vt100.backarrowKey: false ...
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Display full command on GNU screen with bash in title, and interact properly with Vim buffers

There are multiple questions about this sprinkled around the network, but what I could find has one of two things in common: They give the manual solution, which only prints the current running ...
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What are the colors[0..15] used for in xterm?

In the configuration files of XTerm (e.g. /usr/share/X11/app-defaults/ or ~/.Xresources) you can configure values for the variables color[o..15]. The question is: What is colorX used for? So far I ...
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How to make tcsh multiline prompt use newline character?

Scenario I like to use a multi-line prompt. set prompt="${bold}${green}%M${white}:${red}%c5${unbold} \n${white}% " I quite often copy/paste terminal lines into Windows emails. Problem It appears ...

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