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bterm - framebuffer terminal emulator

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NAME

bterm - framebuffer terminal emulator

SYNOPSIS

bterm -f font.bgf [-l locale] [program]

DESCRIPTION

bterm is a terminal emulator for the Linux framebuffer. It supports multibyte locales and wide characters, in addition to basic terminal features such as cursor positioning.
 

OPTIONS

-f font.bgf
Specify the font. BGF fonts are produced by bdftobogl(1) from standard BDF font files.
-l locale
Specify a locale for bterm and processes run within it. The locale may also be specified normally in the environment. If a locale, especially one with a different character set than the current locale, will be used inside of bterm, it should be specified on the command line.

EXIT STATUS

The following exit values are returned:
0
Successful completion.
1-125
Exit code from executed program
127
Failed to exec program
>=128
Program terminated by signal.

NOTES

On Debian systems, one appropriate BDF font can be found in the bf-utf-source package.

SEE ALSO

bdftobogl(1)

AUTHOR

This manual page was written by Daniel Jacobowitz <dan@debian.org>.
31 March 2002 BOGL