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   * xterm in the eighties - it was what we had and life was good   * xterm in the eighties - it was what we had and life was good
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   * rxvt in the nineties - it was lighter when it really counted   * rxvt in the nineties - it was lighter when it really counted
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   * urxvt/mrxvt in the noughties - it was cooler and I forget why else - it's prettier (no more bitmap fonts)   * urxvt/mrxvt in the noughties - it was cooler and I forget why else - it's prettier (no more bitmap fonts)
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   * konsole in the (what to call them?) teens - has tabs, menus, search, unlimited scrollback   * konsole in the (what to call them?) teens - has tabs, menus, search, unlimited scrollback
  
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   * it bloats, often taking up 10% of CPU while dormant   * it bloats, often taking up 10% of CPU while dormant
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   * it gives up focus when Alt is pressed - and my thumb can't resist the Alt key   * it gives up focus when Alt is pressed - and my thumb can't resist the Alt key
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   * it refuses to pass C-S-Left/​Right to bash and I love to tie that to shell-forward-word to skip over long filenames   * it refuses to pass C-S-Left/​Right to bash and I love to tie that to shell-forward-word to skip over long filenames
  
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 termit just sails past all of the problems with konsole (although the configuration took me a week to get just right). And sensibly, it can map C-Tab and C-S-Tab to next/prev tab - something gnome-terminal,​ xfce-term, lxterminal etc just cannot do. termit just sails past all of the problems with konsole (although the configuration took me a week to get just right). And sensibly, it can map C-Tab and C-S-Tab to next/prev tab - something gnome-terminal,​ xfce-term, lxterminal etc just cannot do.
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-Here's my config (put it into ~/​.config/​lilyterm/​default.conf): ​ 
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-Enjoy! 
  
 For the record I tried heaps including: For the record I tried heaps including:
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 Also see this ancient 2004 article which really needs an update: Also see this ancient 2004 article which really needs an update:
 The Grumpy Editor'​s guide to terminal emulators - https://​lwn.net/​Articles/​88161/​ The Grumpy Editor'​s guide to terminal emulators - https://​lwn.net/​Articles/​88161/​
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 +Here's my config (put it into ~/​.config/​termit/​rc.lua): ​
 +
 +  function notify (url, msg)
 +      os.execute("​notify-send '"​..url.."'​ "​..msg)
 +  end
 +  ​
 +  function handle_url_simple_copy (url)
 +      -- simply copies the url
 +      -- requires package xclip
 +  ​
 +      local url = string.gsub(url,"​\n.+$",​ ""​)
 +      os.execute ("echo -n '"​..url.."'​ | xclip -i -selection clipboard &"​)
 +      -- notify (url, "​copied"​) - hangs when run with VMWare!
 +  end
 +  ​
 +  function handle_url_simple_open (url)
 +      -- simply opens the url
 +      -- requires package xdg-utils
 +  ​
 +      local url = string.gsub(url,"​\n.+$",​ ""​)
 +      os.execute ("​xdg-open '"​..url.."'​ &"​)
 +      notify (url, "​opened"​)
 +  end
 +  ​
 +  function handle_url_zenity (url)
 +      -- pops up a dialog to allow choice of copying or opening the url
 +      -- requires package zenity and the termit-zenity-dialog script
 +  ​
 +      local url = string.gsub(url,"​\n.+$",​ ""​)
 +      os.execute("​termit-zenity-dialog '"​..url.."'​ &"​) -- make it async otherwise this termit waits
 +  end
 +  ​
 +  function handle_url_lgi (url)
 +      -- pops up a dialog to allow choice of copying or opening the url
 +      -- also allows editing of the url before copying/​opening
 +      -- requires package lua-lgi and the termit-lgi-dialog script
 +  ​
 +      local url = string.gsub(url,"​\n.+$",​ ""​)
 +      os.execute("​termit-lgi-dialog '"​..url.."'​ &"​) -- make it async otherwise this termit waits
 +  end
 +  ​
 +  defaults = {}
 +  defaults.windowTitle = '​Termit'​
 +  defaults.tabName = '​Terminal'​
 +  defaults.encoding = '​UTF-8'​
 +  defaults.wordChars = '​+-AA-Za-z0-9,​./?​%&#:​_~'​
 +  defaults.scrollbackLines = 4096
 +  defaults.font = '​Monospace 10'
 +  defaults.geometry = '​80x24'​
 +  defaults.hideSingleTab = false
 +  defaults.showScrollbar = true
 +  defaults.fillTabbar = false
 +  defaults.hideMenubar = true
 +  defaults.allowChangingTitle = true
 +  defaults.visibleBell = false
 +  defaults.audibleBell = false
 +  defaults.urgencyOnBell = false
 +  defaults.matches = {['​https*://​[^ \'​\"​]+'​] = handle_url_simple_copy } -- choose one of the above
 +  defaults.foregroundColor = '​white'​
 +  defaults.backgroundColor = '​black'​
 +  ​
 +  setOptions(defaults)
 +  ​
 +  function get_primary()
 +      -- os.execute ("​xvkbd -text '​\\m2'​ || xdotool click 2")
 +      os.execute ("​xdotool click 2")
 +  end
 +  ​
 +  function changeTabFontSize(delta)
 +      tab = tabs[currentTabIndex()]
 +      setTabFont(string.sub(tab.font,​ 1, string.find(tab.font,​ '​[0-9.]+$'​) - 1)..(tab.fontSize + delta))
 +  end
 +  ​
 +  bindKey('​Ctrl-t',​ nil) -- needed for bash - swap chars
 +  bindKey('​CtrlShift-t',​ openTab)
 +  bindKey('​CtrlShift-Tab',​ prevTab)
 +  bindKey('​Ctrl-Tab',​ nextTab)
 +  bindKey('​CtrlShift-f',​ toggleMenubar)
 +  bindKey('​CtrlShift-g',​ toggleTabbar)
 +  bindKey('​CtrlShift-v',​ paste)
 +  bindKey('​CtrlShift-c',​ copy)
 +  bindKey('​Shift-Delete',​ copy)
 +  bindKey('​Ctrl-Insert',​ copy)
 +  bindKey('​Shift-Insert',​ function() get_primary() end)
 +  bindKey('​Ctrl-F1',​ function () activateTab(1) end)
 +  bindKey('​Ctrl-F2',​ function () activateTab(2) end)
 +  bindKey('​Ctrl-F3',​ function () activateTab(3) end)
 +  bindKey('​Ctrl-F4',​ function () activateTab(4) end)
 +  bindKey('​Ctrl-F5',​ function () activateTab(5) end)
 +  bindKey('​Ctrl-F6',​ function () activateTab(6) end)
 +  bindKey('​Ctrl-F7',​ function () activateTab(7) end)
 +  bindKey('​Ctrl-F8',​ function () activateTab(8) end)
 +  bindKey('​Ctrl-F9',​ function () activateTab(9) end)
 +  ​
 +  bindKey('​CtrlShift-equal',​ function () changeTabFontSize(1) end)
 +  bindKey('​Ctrl-equal',​ function () changeTabFontSize(1) end)
 +  bindKey('​Ctrl-minus',​ function () changeTabFontSize(-1) end)
 +  bindKey('​Ctrl-0',​ function () setTabFont(defaults.font) end)
 +  ​
 +  setKbPolicy('​keycode'​)
 +  ​
  
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