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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 will use the facilities to notify programs running in the window whenever it is resized.

Operating Systems

Recent releases

  •  18 Jun 2014 00:39

    Release Notes: This release fixes several display issues remaining from the changes to support italics.

    •  03 Jun 2014 01:14

      Release Notes: This release reviewed/improved features reset on "hard reset" and implemented four SGRs, for completeness. There were several other minor fixes/improvements.

      •  03 May 2014 21:31

        Release Notes: This adds experimental support for ReGIS. There are also several minor bugfixes and portability improvements.

        •  07 Mar 2014 09:27

          Release Notes: This release fixes a regression in validation against /etc/shells and adds a check for paths which match /etc/shells via a symbolic link.

          •  03 Mar 2014 02:16

            Release Notes: This release fixes several minor bugs and adds a new command-line option to show colors as they are allocated.

            Recent comments

            13 Jun 2011 15:08 mirabile

            No other terminal emulator displays the UTF-8 files I produce correctly ?

            13 Feb 2006 15:49 tedickey

            xterm patch #209
            The release focus was for improved select/paste functionality.


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