Aug 4, 2005
---Feature Track-- 7:45pm--
Feature: Jesse Monroy, Jr. - Club President - Basic Xterm Configuration.


RTF version here


Basic Xterm Xconfiguration
 
xterm provides DEC VT102/VT220 and Tektronic 4014 compatible terminals
 
 
Command Line Options
 
 
-help
verbose message description is written to standard error
-version
verion is written to standard output
 
 
-rv
reverse video
-fg color
foreground
-bg color
background
-geometry WxH+c+c
size and placement
-title title
Title in window bar
 
 
-sb
ScrollBar On
-sl n
Scroll Lines (64 default)
-rightbar
force scrollbar on right side
 
 
-e prog args
execute program
-hold
does not exit on shell termination
 
 
Keyboard/Mouse Actions
 
 
<shift><keypad-plus>
Larger Font/Window
<shift><keypad-minus>
Smaller Font/Window
 
 
[mousebutton-1]
mark start of selection
[mousebutton-1]-hold+drag
select text
[mousebutton-2]
paste selected text (emulation is both buttons together)
[mousebutton-3]
extend selection
 
 
<ctrl>[mousebutton-1]
Main Options
<ctrl>[mousebutton-2]
VT Options
<ctrl>[mousebutton-3]
VT Fonts
 
 
<alt><ctrl><F8>
Switch to TTY mode (usually ttyv7)
<alt><ctrl><F9>
Switch back to Xterm Windows
 
See Also:
xterm(1)
showrgb(1)
/usr/X11R6/lib/X11/rgb.txt - color tables
http://invisible-island.net/xterm/xterm.html
 
Example:
xterm -bg black -fg cyan -geometry 80x43-0+0 -sb -rightbar -sl 2000
-bg black
background black
-fg cyan
foreground cyan
-geometry 80x43-0+0
size(80x43 chars), topright
-sb -rightbar -sl 2000
scrollbar (on), right side, 2000 scrollback lines
 


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