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[[Category:Terminal emulators]]
 
[[Category:Terminal emulators]]
 
[http://st.suckless.org/ st] is a simple terminal implementation for X by [http://suckless.org suckless]. It is intended to serve as a lightweight replacement [[xterm]] and [[rxvt-unicode|urxvt]]. It currently supports 256 colors, most VT10X escape sequences, UTF8, X11 copy/paste, antialiased fonts (using fontconfig), fallback fonts, resize, shortcuts via config.h, and line drawing.  
 
[http://st.suckless.org/ st] is a simple terminal implementation for X by [http://suckless.org suckless]. It is intended to serve as a lightweight replacement [[xterm]] and [[rxvt-unicode|urxvt]]. It currently supports 256 colors, most VT10X escape sequences, UTF8, X11 copy/paste, antialiased fonts (using fontconfig), fallback fonts, resize, shortcuts via config.h, and line drawing.  
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Consider maintaining your own [[PKGBUILD]] with sources and md5sums for your own configuration file.
 
Consider maintaining your own [[PKGBUILD]] with sources and md5sums for your own configuration file.
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==Weird glitches/Visual bugs==
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Vim: Background colour of the text in Vim will not fill in anything that wasn't a character.
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Solution: set TERM variable to screen-256color in your config.h file.

Revision as of 09:51, 11 May 2013

st is a simple terminal implementation for X by suckless. It is intended to serve as a lightweight replacement xterm and urxvt. It currently supports 256 colors, most VT10X escape sequences, UTF8, X11 copy/paste, antialiased fonts (using fontconfig), fallback fonts, resize, shortcuts via config.h, and line drawing.

Installation

Download the stAUR or st-gitAUR package from the AUR. Then, as a non-root user, run:

$ makepkg -i

while in the directory of the saved PKGBUILD. All the files will be retrieved, and the package will be built and installed.

Configuration

st is configured through its config.h file. A sample config.def.h file is included with the source.

Consider maintaining your own PKGBUILD with sources and md5sums for your own configuration file.

Weird glitches/Visual bugs

Vim: Background colour of the text in Vim will not fill in anything that wasn't a character.

Solution: set TERM variable to screen-256color in your config.h file.