rxvt-unicode.

Randy McMurchy randy at linuxfromscratch.org
Thu Aug 2 11:18:06 PDT 2007


Ag. D. Hatzimanikas wrote these words on 08/02/07 12:09 CST:

> +  <!ENTITY rxvt-unicode-buildsize     "4.8 MB">

Simply unpacking the tarball creates a directory that is over
6 MB. Are you sure that buildsize is correct? :-)


> +    <para><application>rxvt-unicode</application> is a clone of the terminal
> +    emulator <application>rxvt</application>, for the X Window System, with 
> +    XFT and Unicode support.</para>

Perhaps "rxvt-unicode is a clone of rxvt, an X Window System terminal
emulator which includes support for XFT and Unicode." would sound a
bit smoother?

And should Unicode be capitailized?


> +
> +  </sect2>
> +
> +  <sect2 role="commands">
> +    <title>Command Explanations</title>
> +
> +    <para><parameter>--enable-everything</parameter>: Add support for all 
> +    non-multichoice options. Details about the different options can be found in
> +    the file <filename>README.configure</filename>, into the sources directory.</para>

s/into the sources directory//


> +    <para>The <application>rxvt-unicode</application> terminal emulator
> +    uses the resource class <classname>URxvt</classname> and the resource name
> +    <classname>urxvt</classname>. You can add X resource definitions to the user's
> +    <filename>~/.Xresources</filename> file, or you can add them to the system-wide
> +    <filename>$XORG_PREFIX/share/X11/app-defaults/URxvt</filename> file.
> +    The following example provides a way, to load the <classname>matcher</classname>
> +    <application>Perl</application> extension (assuming <application>Perl</application>
> +    support wasn't disabled), so to be able by middle clicking the underline URL,
> +    to open it with the specified  browser. It also sets a backgroung and a foreground
> +    color and loads an Xft font. In order to do that, add the following definitions as
> +    the <systemitem class="username">root</systemitem> user:</para>

This paragraph needs a bit of work.


> +    <para>The <application>rxvt-unicode</application> can also run in a daemon
> +    (<command>urxvtd</command>) mode, that make possible to open multiple terminal
> +    windows within the same process. The <command>urxvtc</command> client connects
> +    then to <command>urxvtd</command> daemon and requests a new terminal window.
> +    <emphasis role="strong">Note</emphasis>: Use that option with caution. If the 
> +    daemon crashes for a reason, all the processes in the terminal windows are
> +    terminated. You can start the <command>urxvtd</command> daemon in your system or
> +    personal startup <command>X</command> session scripts (eg.
> +    <filename>~/.xinitrc</filename>) by adding the following lines, near the top of
> +    your script:</para>

This paragraph also needs a bit of work.

-- 
Randy

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