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Link to this post 08 May 11

I can't say I am a newbie, but I am still learning linux...currently I am using lubuntu 10.04, very smooth and light, but, there are somethings I would like to change which brings me to me question...best terminal to use to replace lxterminal?(not gonna lie, it for vain reasons).

Link to this post 08 May 11

That depends ;)

gnome-termina, konsole, urxvt, urxvt-tabbed, xterm,eterm.... there's plenty of terminals out there ;)

Regards

Link to this post 08 May 11

Whats is the problem with that terminal?

Maybe you don't need an other one try using the Virtual console (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Virtual_console) that is Ctrl+Alt+F6 (F1-F6) to enter the terminal and Ctrl-Alt-F7 to go back to GUI.

Link to this post 09 May 11

Thank you...I will check them out.

Link to this post 09 May 11

well, lxterminal is very...plain. I like transparency, I look a huge font database...you know, just change the tangible behavior.

Link to this post 09 May 11

rabidvillain wrote:

well, lxterminal is very...plain. I like transparency, I look a huge font database...you know, just change the tangible behavior.

Eterm is pretty darn sexy (supports transparency, etc.) but it can be a bear to install, if all the dep packages are not in the repo of your distro.

personally, my fave is urxvt. it is light-weight (versus gnome-terminal, etc.), yet very customizable. I install that and some good TrueType fonts w/hinting (Liberation Mono, Bitstream Vera Sans Mono), put some quick customizations in my .Xresources file, and i'm happy.

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