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Terminal emulator for the X Window System

The xterm program is the standard terminal emulator for the X Window System. It provides DEC VT102/VT220/VT420 and Tektronix 4014 compatible terminals for programs that can't use the window system directly. If the underlying operating system supports terminal resizing capabilities (for example, the SIGWINCH signal in systems derived from 4.3bsd), xterm notifies programs running in the window whenever it is resized.



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Thomas Dickey

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25 August 2021

Leaders and contributors

T.E. Dickey (Tedickey)Maintainer

Resources and communication

AudienceResource typeURI
DevelopetVCS Repository Webviewhttps://github.com/ThomasDickey/xterm-snapshots
Bug Tracking,Developer,SupportE-mailmailto:dickey@invisible-island.net
Debian (Ref)https://tracker.debian.org/pkg/xterm

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