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No mention of vttest

No mention of vttest

Posted Jun 5, 2004 6:39 UTC (Sat) by kdart (guest, #486)
Parent article: The Grumpy Editor's guide to terminal emulators

You can't really judge a terminal emulator without at least running the vttest program in them. That will show you the true level of functionality of the terminal itself. I have found that xterm does the best emulation, and I have to use it whenever accurate terminal operation is required. Some programs, like pine and others, really use most of the terminals features. I have also found gnome-terminal to be the least "standards" compliant. Rxvt is pretty good, and Konsole is also pretty good. Gnome-multi-term (different from gnome-terminal) is very good also.


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No mention of vttest

Posted Jun 6, 2004 19:53 UTC (Sun) by oak (guest, #2786) [Link]

I was running pretty complex compilations in a gnome/terminal (on
RedHat 8). For some mysterious reason the the compiles terminated in the
middle without any reason. Switching to xterm fixed that problem. I
wonder whether it was some signal (SIGPIPE? buffers?) handling problem...


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