xterm-like terminal emulator

MarK Stucky mstucky5@home.com
Thu Jan 11 15:11:00 GMT 2001


----- Original Message -----
From: Charles S. Wilson <cwilson@ece.gatech.edu>
To: Patrick Doyle <wpd@delcomsys.com>
Cc: Dan Lipofsky <dlipofsky@kurion.com>; <cygwin@cygwin.com>
Sent: Thursday, January 11, 2001 5:53 PM
Subject: Re: xterm-like terminal emulator


>
>
> Patrick Doyle wrote:
> >
> > Try
> > http://www.io.com/~bub/rxvt.html
> >
> > This is an implementation of RXVT (which is more or less a stripped down
> > version of xterm) that is implemented on top of a nifty version of the X
> > library, which translates the X windowing function calls into Windows
> > windowing function calls.
> >
> > Anyway, it works for me.
>
> But AFAIRC, it doesn't do "unix-like" cut and paste (e.g.
> mouse-highlight and middle-button-click), which is what Dan wants.
> <plug> Try the rxvt port at CygUtils
> ( http://www.neuro.gatech.edu/users/cwilson/cygutils/V1.1/ </plug>.  It
> needs an Xserver though -- you can configure the cygwin-xfree server NOT
> to call a window manager I think, or you can use the demo version of
> starnet's X-Win32 server ( http://www.starnet.com )  It'll run for an
> unlimited number of two-hour sessions which isn't too much of a
> restriction.
>
> --Chuck

Actually you can do at least some unix-like cut and paste
if you have the right kind of mouse.  I discover that I can
click the mouse-wheel and it behaves like a middle-button-click.
And if you are pasting into a Windows application, you can
mouse-highlight in the rxvt window and then use the normal
Windows paste operation in the other window.

--Mark


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