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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 "fdab983caae1266db713822d49628c72">
10 <!ENTITY xterm-size "778 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>./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>--with-app-defaults=...</parameter>: Sets the location
98 for the <filename class="directory">app-defaults</filename>
99 directory.</para>
100
101 <para><parameter>--enable-luit</parameter>: Enables the luit filter for
102 unicode translation.</para>
103
104 <para><parameter>--with-wide-chars</parameter>: Adds support for wide
105 characters.</para>
106
107 <para><command>make install-ti</command>: This command installs corrected
108 terminfo description files for use with
109 <application>xterm</application>.</para>
110
111 </sect2>
112
113 <sect2 role="configuration">
114 <title>Configuring xterm</title>
115
116 <para>There are two ways to configure xterm. You can add X resource
117 definitions to the user's <filename>~/.Xresources</filename> file, or
118 add them to the system-wide
119 <filename>$XORG_PREFIX/lib/X11/app-defaults/Xterm</filename> file.</para>
120
121 <para>In order for xterm to follow the locale settings in the environment
122 and use TrueType fonts, add the following definitions as the
123 <systemitem class="username">root</systemitem> user:</para>
124
125<screen role="root"><userinput>cat &gt;&gt; $XORG_PREFIX/lib/X11/app-defaults/XTerm &lt;&lt; "EOF"
126*VT100*locale: true
127*VT100*faceName: Monospace
128*VT100*faceSize: 10
129EOF</userinput></screen>
130
131 </sect2>
132
133 <sect2 role="content">
134 <title>Contents</title>
135
136 <segmentedlist>
137 <segtitle>Installed Programs</segtitle>
138
139 <seglistitem>
140 <seg>resize, uxterm, and xterm</seg>
141 </seglistitem>
142 </segmentedlist>
143
144 <variablelist>
145 <bridgehead renderas="sect3">Short Descriptions</bridgehead>
146 <?dbfo list-presentation="list"?>
147 <?dbhtml list-presentation="table"?>
148
149 <varlistentry id="resize">
150 <term><filename>resize</filename></term>
151 <listitem>
152 <para>prints a shell command for setting the TERM and TERMCAP
153 environment variables to indicate the current size of xterm
154 window.</para>
155 <indexterm zone="xterm2 resize">
156 <primary sortas="b-resize">resize</primary>
157 </indexterm>
158 </listitem>
159 </varlistentry>
160
161 <varlistentry id="uxterm">
162 <term><filename>uxterm</filename></term>
163 <listitem>
164 <para>is a wrapper script to start xterm with the proper settings in
165 UTF-8 locales.</para>
166 <indexterm zone="xterm2 uxterm">
167 <primary sortas="b-uxterm">uxterm</primary>
168 </indexterm>
169 </listitem>
170 </varlistentry>
171
172 <varlistentry id="xterm-bin">
173 <term><filename>xterm</filename></term>
174 <listitem>
175 <para>is a terminal emulator for the X Window System.</para>
176 <indexterm zone="xterm2 xterm2">
177 <primary sortas="b-xterm2">xterm</primary>
178 </indexterm>
179 </listitem>
180 </varlistentry>
181
182 </variablelist>
183
184 </sect2>
185
186</sect1>
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