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:Xfce-terminal does not set or use the $TERM variable in the same way as xterm.  Xfce-terminal man pages refer to termcap and Archlinux uses terminfo.  See this [https://bbs.archlinux.org/viewtopic.php?id=175581 forum thread].   
 
:Xfce-terminal does not set or use the $TERM variable in the same way as xterm.  Xfce-terminal man pages refer to termcap and Archlinux uses terminfo.  See this [https://bbs.archlinux.org/viewtopic.php?id=175581 forum thread].   
 
:--[[User:Thisoldman|Thisoldman]] ([[User talk:Thisoldman|talk]]) 14:51, 25 January 2014 (UTC)
 
:--[[User:Thisoldman|Thisoldman]] ([[User talk:Thisoldman|talk]]) 14:51, 25 January 2014 (UTC)
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=Fix the alt key section=
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For a user which is customized to emacs keybinding, such as {{alt+f}} and {{alt+b}} to move a word forward and backward, {{alt+d}} and {{alt+backspace}} to delete a word forward and backward, one may want xterm to behave as such. For this type of user, {{XTerm*eightBitInput: false}} or {{XTerm*metaSensEscape: true}} is needed so that {{ic|xterm}} behaves as expected.
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For a user which is customized to default xterm settings, such as {{alt+d}} to type {{ic|ä}} and {{alt+f}} to type {{ic|æ}}, the default {{ic|xterm}} behavior, i.e. {{Ic|XTerm*eightBitInput: true}} and {{Ic|XTerm*metaSendsEscape: false}}, is more suitable.
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[[User:Alive4ever|Alive4ever]] ([[User talk:Alive4ever|talk]])

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"some unusual features"

What is this referring to? I'm curious to know. Brianbaligad (talk) 06:07, 20 October 2013 (UTC)

The Tek terminal emulation, changing from Xlfd to xft type faces by a menu selection, and the Ctrl-Mouseclick pop-up menus, all seem unusual to me. Being able to customize the mouse-click text selections using regular expressions is a newer feature of xterm that might be considered unusual. Too bad the wiki article doesn't cover that how-to.
Thisoldman (talk) 14:06, 20 October 2013 (UTC)

trannset-df with xterm emulators

I use xfce-terminal. I think it emulates xterm when compatibility is needed, is it the same as being defined? 'Cause I'm getting errors. Lelele (talk)

Xfce-terminal does not set or use the $TERM variable in the same way as xterm. Xfce-terminal man pages refer to termcap and Archlinux uses terminfo. See this forum thread.
--Thisoldman (talk) 14:51, 25 January 2014 (UTC)

Fix the alt key section

For a user which is customized to emacs keybinding, such as Template:Alt+f and Template:Alt+b to move a word forward and backward, Template:Alt+d and Template:Alt+backspace to delete a word forward and backward, one may want xterm to behave as such. For this type of user, Template:XTerm*eightBitInput: false or Template:XTerm*metaSensEscape: true is needed so that xterm behaves as expected.

For a user which is customized to default xterm settings, such as Template:Alt+d to type ä and Template:Alt+f to type æ, the default xterm behavior, i.e. XTerm*eightBitInput: true and XTerm*metaSendsEscape: false, is more suitable. Alive4ever (talk)