man rxvt Command

Man page for apt-get rxvt Command

Man Page for rxvt in Linux

Ubuntu Man Command : man rxvt

Man Rxvt  Command

This tutorial shows the man page for man rxvt in linux.

Open terminal with 'su' access and type the command as shown below:
man rxvt

Result of the Command Execution shown below:

RXVT(1)                             X Tools                            RXVT(1)

rxvt xterm, rxvt xpm a VT102 emulator for the X window system

rxvt [options] [ e command [ args ]]

rxvt, version 2.6.4, is a colour vt102 terminal emulator intended as an
xterm(1) replacement for users who do not require features such as Tek
tronix 4014 emulation and toolkit style configurability. As a result,
rxvt uses much less swap space a significant advantage on a machine
serving many X sessions.

The rxvt options (mostly a subset of xterm's) are listed below. In
keeping with the smaller is better philosophy, options may be elimi
nated or default values chosen at compile time, so options and defaults
listed may not accurately reflect the version installed on your system.
`rxvt h' gives a list of major compile time options on the usage line.
Option descriptions may be prefixed with which compile option each is
dependent upon. e.g. `Compile XIM:' requires XIM on the usage line.
Note: `rxvt help' gives a list of all options compiled into your ver

Note that rxvt permits the resource name to be used as a long option
( /++ option) so the potential command line options are far greater
than those listed. For example: `rxvt loginShell color1 Orange'.

help, help
Print out a message describing available options.

display displayname
Attempt to open a window on the named X display ( d still
respected). In the absence of this option, the display speci
fied by the DISPLAY environment variable is used.

geometry geom
Window geometry ( g still respected); resource geometry.

Turn on/off simulated reverse video; resource reverseVideo.

Turn on/off inheriting parent window's pixmap. Alternative form
is tr; resource inheritPixmap.

bg colour
Window background colour; resource background.

fg colour
Window foreground colour; resource foreground.

pixmap: file[;geom]
Compile XPM: Specify XPM file for the background and also
optionally specify its scaling with a geometry string. Note you
may need to add quotes to avoid special shell interpretation of
the `;' in the command line; resource backgroundPixmap.

cr colour
The cursor colour; resource cursorColor.

pr colour
The mouse pointer colour; resource pointerColor.

bd colour
The colour of the border between the xterm scrollbar and the
text; resource borderColor.

fn fontname
Main normal text font; resource font.

fb fontname
Main bold text font; resource boldFont.

fm fontname
Main multicharacter font; resource mfont.

km mode
Multiple character font set encoding mode; eucj: EUC Japanese
encoding. sjis: Shift JIS encoding; resource multichar_encod

grk mode
Greek keyboard translation; iso: ISO 8859 mapping. ibm: IBM 437
mapping; resource greek_keyboard.

name name
Specify the application name under which resources are to be
obtained, rather than the default executable file name. Name
should not contain `.' or `*' characters. Also sets the icon
and title name.

Start as a login shell/sub shell; resource loginShell.

Compile utmp: Inhibit/enable writing a utmp entry; resource

Turn on/off visual bell on receipt of a bell character; resource

Turn on/off scrollbar; resource scrollBar.

Turn on/off scroll to bottom on TTY output inhibit; resource
scrollTtyOutput has opposite effect.

Turn on/off scroll to bottom on keypress; resource scrollTtyKey

Put scrollbar on right/left; resource scrollBar_right.

Display normal (non XTerm/NeXT) scrollbar without/with a trough;
resource scrollBar_floating.

Start iconified, if the window manager supports that option.
Alternative form is ic.

sl number
Save number lines in the scrollback buffer; resource saveLines.

tn termname
This option specifies the name of the terminal type to be set in
the TERM environment variable. This terminal type must exist in
the termcap(5) database and should have li

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