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Last change on this file since b520295 was b520295, checked in by Fernando de Oliveira <fernando@…>, 6 years ago
  • Update to ImageMagick-6.9.3-0.
  • Update to xterm-322.

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1<?xml version="1.0" encoding="ISO-8859-1"?>
2<!DOCTYPE sect1 PUBLIC "-//OASIS//DTD DocBook XML V4.5//EN"
3 "http://www.oasis-open.org/docbook/xml/4.5/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 "9ea4c83ac7275fdecf39fde9db781fac">
10 <!ENTITY xterm-size "1.2 MB">
11 <!ENTITY xterm-buildsize "15 MB">
12 <!ENTITY xterm-time "0.1 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 &not-katamari;
36
37 &lfs78_checked;
38
39 <bridgehead renderas="sect3">Package Information</bridgehead>
40 <itemizedlist spacing="compact">
41 <listitem>
42 <para>Download (HTTP): <ulink url="&xterm-download-http;"/></para>
43 </listitem>
44 <listitem>
45 <para>Download (FTP): <ulink url="&xterm-download-ftp;"/></para>
46 </listitem>
47 <listitem>
48 <para>Download MD5 sum: &xterm-md5sum;</para>
49 </listitem>
50 <listitem>
51 <para>Download size: &xterm-size;</para>
52 </listitem>
53 <listitem>
54 <para>Estimated disk space required: &xterm-buildsize;</para>
55 </listitem>
56 <listitem>
57 <para>Estimated build time: &xterm-time;</para>
58 </listitem>
59 </itemizedlist>
60
61 <bridgehead renderas="sect3">xterm Dependencies</bridgehead>
62
63 <bridgehead renderas="sect4">Required</bridgehead>
64 <para role="required"><xref linkend="xorg7-app"/></para>
65
66 <bridgehead renderas="sect4">Optional</bridgehead>
67 <para role="optional">
68 <xref linkend="valgrind"/> and
69 <ulink url="http://www.nongnu.org/man2html/">man2html</ulink>
70 </para>
71
72 <para condition="html" role="usernotes">User Notes:
73 <ulink url='&blfs-wiki;/Xterm'/></para>
74
75 </sect2>
76
77 <sect2 role="installation">
78 <title>Installation of xterm</title>
79
80 <para>Install <application>xterm</application> by running the
81 following commands:</para>
82
83<screen><userinput>sed -i '/v0/{n;s/new:/new:kb=^?:/}' termcap &amp;&amp;
84printf '\tkbs=\\177,\n' &gt;&gt; terminfo &amp;&amp;
85
86TERMINFO=/usr/share/terminfo \
87./configure $XORG_CONFIG \
88 --with-app-defaults=/etc/X11/app-defaults &amp;&amp;
89
90make</userinput></screen>
91
92 <para>This package does not come with a test suite.</para>
93
94 <para>Now, as the <systemitem class="username">root</systemitem>
95 user:</para>
96
97<screen role="root"><userinput>make install &amp;&amp;
98make install-ti</userinput></screen>
99
100 </sect2>
101
102 <sect2 role="commands">
103 <title>Command Explanations</title>
104
105 <para><command>sed -i ... termcap</command>,
106 <command>printf ... >> terminfo</command>: These commands modify the terminal
107 description so that the Backspace key is expected to send the character
108 with ASCII code 127. This is done for consistency with the Linux console.</para>
109
110 <para><parameter>TERMINFO=/usr/share/terminfo</parameter>: This ensures
111 that the <command>xterm</command> terminfo files are installed to the
112 system terminfo database.</para>
113
114 <para><parameter>--with-app-defaults=...</parameter>: Sets the location
115 for the <filename class="directory">app-defaults</filename>
116 directory.</para>
117
118 <para><command>make install-ti</command>: This command installs corrected
119 terminfo description files for use with
120 <application>xterm</application>.</para>
121
122 </sect2>
123
124 <sect2 role="configuration">
125 <title>Configuring xterm</title>
126
127 <para>There are two ways to configure xterm. You can add the X resource
128 definitions to the user's <filename>~/.Xresources</filename> file, or
129 add them to the system-wide
130 <filename>$XORG_PREFIX/share/X11/app-defaults/Xterm</filename> file.</para>
131
132 <para>In order for xterm to follow the locale settings in the environment,
133 use TrueType fonts, and follow the Linux convention about the code sent by
134 the Backspace key, add the following definitions as the
135 <systemitem class="username">root</systemitem> user:</para>
136
137<screen role="root"><userinput>cat &gt;&gt; /etc/X11/app-defaults/XTerm &lt;&lt; "EOF"
138<literal>*VT100*locale: true
139*VT100*faceName: Monospace
140*VT100*faceSize: 10
141*backarrowKeyIsErase: true
142*ptyInitialErase: true</literal>
143EOF</userinput></screen>
144
145 </sect2>
146
147 <sect2 role="content">
148 <title>Contents</title>
149
150 <segmentedlist>
151 <segtitle>Installed Programs</segtitle>
152 <segtitle>Installed Libraries</segtitle>
153 <segtitle>Installed Directories</segtitle>
154
155 <seglistitem>
156 <seg>koi8rxterm, resize, uxterm, and xterm</seg>
157 <seg>None</seg>
158 <seg>None</seg>
159 </seglistitem>
160 </segmentedlist>
161
162 <variablelist>
163 <bridgehead renderas="sect3">Short Descriptions</bridgehead>
164 <?dbfo list-presentation="list"?>
165 <?dbhtml list-presentation="table"?>
166
167 <varlistentry id="koi8rxterm">
168 <term><command>koi8rxterm</command></term>
169 <listitem>
170 <para>is a wrapper script to set up xterm with a KOI8-R locale.</para>
171 <indexterm zone="xterm2 koi8rxterm">
172 <primary sortas="b-koi8rxterm">koi8rxterm</primary>
173 </indexterm>
174 </listitem>
175 </varlistentry>
176
177 <varlistentry id="resize">
178 <term><command>resize</command></term>
179 <listitem>
180 <para>prints a shell command for setting the TERM and TERMCAP
181 environment variables to indicate the current size of xterm
182 window.</para>
183 <indexterm zone="xterm2 resize">
184 <primary sortas="b-resize">resize</primary>
185 </indexterm>
186 </listitem>
187 </varlistentry>
188
189 <varlistentry id="uxterm">
190 <term><command>uxterm</command></term>
191 <listitem>
192 <para>is a wrapper script that modifies the current locale to use
193 UTF-8 and starts xterm with the proper settings.</para>
194 <indexterm zone="xterm2 uxterm">
195 <primary sortas="b-uxterm">uxterm</primary>
196 </indexterm>
197 </listitem>
198 </varlistentry>
199
200 <varlistentry id="xterm-bin">
201 <term><command>xterm</command></term>
202 <listitem>
203 <para>is a terminal emulator for the X Window System.</para>
204 <indexterm zone="xterm2 xterm2">
205 <primary sortas="b-xterm2">xterm</primary>
206 </indexterm>
207 </listitem>
208 </varlistentry>
209
210 </variablelist>
211
212 </sect2>
213
214</sect1>
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