FbTerm 1.7

A fast FrameBuffer based TERMinal emulator.
The FbTerm project is a fast terminal emulator for Linux, with frame buffer device.

Main features:

  • mostly as fast as terminal of Linux kernel while accelerated scrolling is enabled on framebuffer device
  • select font with fontconfig and draw text with freetype2, same as Qt/Gtk+ based GUI apps
  • dynamicly create/destroy up to 10 windows initially running default shell
  • record scrollback history for every window
  • auto-detect text encoding with current locale, support double width scripts like Chinese, Japanese etc
  • switch between configurable additional text encodings with hot keys on the fly
  • copy/past selected text between windows with mouse when gpm server is running

last updated on:
October 7th, 2010, 7:47 GMT
developed by:
license type:
GPL (GNU General Public License) 
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What's New in version 1.5
  • added support for text rendering with backround image
  • added command-line arguments to customize command executed in sub-window
  • added Alt-Fn and all FbTerm's shortcuts support when input method is actived
  • added option "-v/--verbose" to show some useful information
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