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Last change on this file since e83c2d1 was e83c2d1, checked in by Randy McMurchy <randy@…>, 15 years ago

Fixed a typo in the Xterm instructions

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1<?xml version="1.0" encoding="ISO-8859-1"?>
2<!DOCTYPE sect1 PUBLIC "-//OASIS//DTD DocBook XML V4.4//EN"
3 "http://www.oasis-open.org/docbook/xml/4.4/docbookx.dtd" [
4 <!ENTITY % general-entities SYSTEM "../../general.ent">
5 %general-entities;
6
7 <!ENTITY xterm-download-http " ">
8 <!ENTITY xterm-download-ftp "ftp://invisible-island.net/xterm/xterm-&xterm-version;.tgz">
9 <!ENTITY xterm-md5sum "bf5bb77496ddf95df32b8e752a6cabb0">
10 <!ENTITY xterm-size "786 KB">
11 <!ENTITY xterm-buildsize "5.1 MB">
12 <!ENTITY xterm-time "0.2 SBU">
13]>
14
15<sect1 id="xterm2" xreflabel="xterm-&xterm-version;">
16 <?dbhtml filename="xterm.html"?>
17
18 <sect1info>
19 <othername>$LastChangedBy$</othername>
20 <date>$Date$</date>
21 </sect1info>
22
23 <title>xterm-&xterm-version;</title>
24
25 <indexterm zone="xterm2">
26 <primary sortas="a-xterm2">xterm</primary>
27 </indexterm>
28
29 <sect2 role="package">
30 <title>Introduction to xterm</title>
31
32 <para><application>xterm</application> is a terminal emulator for
33 the X Window System.</para>
34
35 <bridgehead renderas="sect3">Package Information</bridgehead>
36 <itemizedlist spacing="compact">
37 <listitem>
38 <para>Download (HTTP): <ulink url="&xterm-download-http;"/></para>
39 </listitem>
40 <listitem>
41 <para>Download (FTP): <ulink url="&xterm-download-ftp;"/></para>
42 </listitem>
43 <listitem>
44 <para>Download MD5 sum: &xterm-md5sum;</para>
45 </listitem>
46 <listitem>
47 <para>Download size: &xterm-size;</para>
48 </listitem>
49 <listitem>
50 <para>Estimated disk space required: &xterm-buildsize;</para>
51 </listitem>
52 <listitem>
53 <para>Estimated build time: &xterm-time;</para>
54 </listitem>
55 </itemizedlist>
56
57 <bridgehead renderas="sect3">xterm Dependencies</bridgehead>
58
59 <bridgehead renderas="sect4">Required</bridgehead>
60 <para role="required"><xref linkend="xorg7-lib"/></para>
61
62 <bridgehead renderas="sect4">Optional</bridgehead>
63 <para role="optional"><xref linkend="luit"/></para>
64
65 <para condition="html" role="usernotes">User Notes:
66 <ulink url='&blfs-wiki;/Xterm'/></para>
67
68 </sect2>
69
70 <sect2 role="installation">
71 <title>Installation of xterm</title>
72
73 <xi:include xmlns:xi="http://www.w3.org/2003/XInclude"
74 href="../../xincludes/xorg7-only.xml"/>
75
76 <para>Install <application>xterm</application> by running the
77 following commands:</para>
78
79<screen><userinput>TERMINFO=/usr/lib/terminfo ./configure $XORG_CONFIG \
80 --enable-luit --with-wide-chars \
81 --with-app-default=$XORG_PREFIX/share/X11/app-defaults &amp;&amp;
82make</userinput></screen>
83
84 <para>This package does not come with a test suite.</para>
85
86 <para>Now, as the <systemitem class="username">root</systemitem>
87 user:</para>
88
89<screen role="root"><userinput>make install &amp;&amp;
90make install-ti</userinput></screen>
91
92 </sect2>
93
94 <sect2 role="commands">
95 <title>Command Explanations</title>
96
97 <para><parameter>TERMINFO=/usr/lib/terminfo</parameter>: This ensures
98 that the <command>xterm</command> terminfo file is installed to the
99 system terminfo database when the installation prefix is not
100 <filename class="directory">/usr</filename>.</para>
101
102 <para><parameter>--with-app-defaults=...</parameter>: Sets the location
103 for the <filename class="directory">app-defaults</filename>
104 directory.</para>
105
106 <para><parameter>--enable-luit</parameter>: Enables the luit filter for
107 unicode translation.</para>
108
109 <para><parameter>--with-wide-chars</parameter>: Adds support for wide
110 characters.</para>
111
112 <para><command>make install-ti</command>: This command installs corrected
113 terminfo description files for use with
114 <application>xterm</application>.</para>
115
116 </sect2>
117
118 <sect2 role="configuration">
119 <title>Configuring xterm</title>
120
121 <para>There are two ways to configure xterm. You can add X resource
122 definitions to the user's <filename>~/.Xresources</filename> file, or
123 add them to the system-wide
124 <filename>$XORG_PREFIX/lib/X11/app-defaults/Xterm</filename> file.</para>
125
126 <para>In order for xterm to follow the locale settings in the environment
127 and use TrueType fonts, add the following definitions as the
128 <systemitem class="username">root</systemitem> user:</para>
129
130<screen role="root"><userinput>cat &gt;&gt; $XORG_PREFIX/lib/X11/app-defaults/XTerm &lt;&lt; "EOF"
131*VT100*locale: true
132*VT100*faceName: Monospace
133*VT100*faceSize: 10
134EOF</userinput></screen>
135
136 </sect2>
137
138 <sect2 role="content">
139 <title>Contents</title>
140
141 <segmentedlist>
142 <segtitle>Installed Programs</segtitle>
143
144 <seglistitem>
145 <seg>resize, uxterm, and xterm</seg>
146 </seglistitem>
147 </segmentedlist>
148
149 <variablelist>
150 <bridgehead renderas="sect3">Short Descriptions</bridgehead>
151 <?dbfo list-presentation="list"?>
152 <?dbhtml list-presentation="table"?>
153
154 <varlistentry id="resize">
155 <term><filename>resize</filename></term>
156 <listitem>
157 <para>prints a shell command for setting the TERM and TERMCAP
158 environment variables to indicate the current size of xterm
159 window.</para>
160 <indexterm zone="xterm2 resize">
161 <primary sortas="b-resize">resize</primary>
162 </indexterm>
163 </listitem>
164 </varlistentry>
165
166 <varlistentry id="uxterm">
167 <term><filename>uxterm</filename></term>
168 <listitem>
169 <para>is a wrapper script to start xterm with the proper settings in
170 UTF-8 locales.</para>
171 <indexterm zone="xterm2 uxterm">
172 <primary sortas="b-uxterm">uxterm</primary>
173 </indexterm>
174 </listitem>
175 </varlistentry>
176
177 <varlistentry id="xterm-bin">
178 <term><filename>xterm</filename></term>
179 <listitem>
180 <para>is a terminal emulator for the X Window System.</para>
181 <indexterm zone="xterm2 xterm2">
182 <primary sortas="b-xterm2">xterm</primary>
183 </indexterm>
184 </listitem>
185 </varlistentry>
186
187 </variablelist>
188
189 </sect2>
190
191</sect1>
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