Re: SOLVED - Re: xfce4-terminal fails to “pass through” environment variables
- Date: Mon, 2 Oct 2017 14:00:29 +0200
- From: <tomas@xxxxxxxxxx>
- Subject: Re: SOLVED - Re: xfce4-terminal fails to “pass through” environment variables
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On Mon, Oct 02, 2017 at 10:52:11PM +1100, Zenaan Harkness wrote:
> On Mon, Oct 02, 2017 at 01:38:07PM +0200, tomas@xxxxxxxxxx wrote:
> > A couple of years ago or five, I switched back to xterm (from a random
> > walk which included gnome-terminal at some point). Xterm had fixed its
> > UTF-8 problems, could use modern fonts and all that.
> > Reading your accounts remimds me why I probably won't look back!
> I do have a soft spot in me heart for xterm - been using it for
> years. Only recently looked into xfce4-terminal due to its better
> font handling - at least after I made it look and act almost
> identically to xterm :)
> (Which included enabling fixed fonts.)
> (On xterm I use
> "-fn -misc-fixed-medium-r-normal--10-100-75-75-c-60-iso10646-1"
> but have also tried "-fa Fixed -fs 8"
> I'm using font "Fixed SemiCondensed" 8 pt in xfce4-term - and it
> seems xfce4-terminal has some fallback to either some other font(s?)
> but in any case, displays all Unicode chars I've tried to display,
> whereas xterm fails on some chars I want to use. E.g.:
> ƒ ("function" symbol) displays fine in both xterm and xfce4-terminal
This one displays fine in my xterm...
> ❴ and ❵ (mathematical braces) only displays in xfce term, and not
> xterm for a reason I have not been able to figure out.
... and those two too :)
FWIW I have
tomas@rasputin:~$ cat .Xresources
*VT100.faceName: Liberation Sans Mono
(yes, my screen is small, and I'm a tad short-sighted)
> Other than that, I've achieved almost identical colours, (font size
> and style), and keyboard shortcuts (enabled all the tabs and etc
> shortcuts in xfce term). xterm solved a bug some years back on font/
> buffer scrolling, and ever since it's been the zippiest terminal of
> all the ones I've tried, but I now need ‘full’ font support...
Given all the other shenanigans, I'd be willing to put with *some*
downsides, but at the moment I don't have even those ;-D
- -- t
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