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Hidden gems of xterm
Last week I migrated from urxvt to xterm, because I noticed that beginning last year (2012), xterm can finally open URLs nicely. This feature was a blocker for me, since I read all my e-mails in mutt and I hate copying links.

During migration, I noticed several nice features of xterm so I decided to write a blog post about some. Let’s start.
configuration  terminal  x11  xterm  tips 
13 days ago by lboulard
Ubuntu virtual terminal cursor style resetting - Super User
Q: I am running Ubuntu 14.04 and using one of the virtual terminals (TTY[1-6], accessible via Ctrl-Alt-F[1-6]); I want to permanently change the appearance of my cursor from the apparent default, a blinking underline, to a blinking box. I can change it temporarily, but it is consistently resetting when certain applications are run. [...]
(me: good explanation in the "accepted answer"; quoted excerpt from tmux(1) man page provided the only command that worked to fix tmux after neovim left the terminal in a "garbage-writing" state: printf '\033[0 q')
2016  forumthread  stackexchange  textui  terminal  configuration  issue  workaround  links  unix  linux  xterm  tmux  neovim  tips  example  debian  ubuntu  mint 
29 days ago by ezequiel
tmux status-bar corrupted after catting a binary file, how to reset? - Unix & Linux Stack Exchange
Q: I accidentally screw up my tmux terminal after cating a binary file. Now my tmux is messed up. Detaching and re-attaching doesn't help, nor does a redraw (C-b r). Running reset only redraws the active pane, not the rest [...]
2012  tmux  issue  workaround  terminal  tips  forumthread  stackexchange  linux  unix  xterm  textui 
29 days ago by ezequiel
Xterm.js
Terminal front-end component written in JavaScript that works in the browser.
js  library  shell  terminal  browser  xterm  javascript 
5 weeks ago by mAAdhaTTah
Enable Alt Key in Xterm - Pratik Sinha
XTerm*metaSendsEscape: true
XTerm*eightBitInput: false

needs to be added to ~/.Xresources not ~/.Xdefaults
Linux  xterm  alt  weechat  Computers  slackware64 
5 weeks ago by themanjay
Xterm.js
Xterm.js is a terminal front-end component written in JavaScript that works in the browser.
xterm  xtermjs  javascript  browser  component  library  terminal  emulation  programming 
5 weeks ago by vicchow
OpenSSH, FreeBSD screen overwrite when closing application
As pointed out by roens, FreeBSD does not include te/ti definitions in its default termcap entry, xterm-256color. However, it does include these definitions in a termcap entry for those who want screen clearing: xterm-clear.

Thus, an easy way to accomplish this is to set your TERM variable:

export TERM=xterm-clear

Even though it's a very late answer, I'm putting this here because many of the other solutions I've seen (including roens's) are much more complicated than necessary (involving modifying the termcap file with the escape codes and recompiling the db, or using a .termcap file).
xterm  x11  xorg  terminal  cli  freebsd 
9 weeks ago by dusko

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