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bterm(1) General Commands Manual bterm(1)

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

Specify the font. BGF fonts are produced by bdftobogl(1) from standard BDF font files.
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