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Re: Nice looking terminal applications

On Fri, Jan 2, 2009 at 12:32 AM, ghe <ghe@slsware.com> wrote:
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> Maurí­cio wrote:
>> I've realized most of my time in a computer I use
>> just an input/output line. (I don't even need a
>> vt100-like terminal, since I use 'ed' or 'sam' as
>> text-editors.) But I still need X because of
>> utf-8 fonts and anti-aliasing.
>> Is it possible to get that without X? Can I get
>> my text-only terminal to use utf-8 and nice fonts?
> Define "nice" :-) It's possible to change the console font from huge to
> civilized (don't remember how; last time I did that, it involved some
> secret numbers on a grub menu line, I think), but you can't specify a
> *really* nice variable spaced, anti-aliased PS1/TT font, AFAIK.
> I bite the bullet and use X to get scrolling. Being able to get to those
> 2000 lines that just flew by can make life a lot easier.
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> Glenn English
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on a side note:

I like to use screen to see output that flew buy

Ctrl-A [

puts screen in copy mode where you can navigate the output with
up/down pageup/pagedown

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David Schmidt   |   http://www.fm5.at

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