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 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.
DocumentationUser FAQ available in HTML format from http://invisible-island.net/xterm/xterm.faq.html
version Patch #327
released on 7 October 2016
16 February 2020
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