Updated 2014-06-13 05:04:39 by pooryorick

A terminal is a display unit that is part of the user interface to a computer system. The word carries the connotation of being text-only.

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various ANSI standards govern terminal behaviour
a terminal emulator
a C library for controling terminals
handling of ANSI terminals using Expect
the *nix command to configure and manage a terminal
terminal control sequence

Reference  edit

This site is dedicated to the range of video terminals produced by Digital Equipment Corporation (DEC) from 1970 to 1995. The most famous of these is the VT100.
The TTY demystified, Linus Åkesson, 2008-07-25

Description  edit

Terminal emulators for Linux have support for ANSI escape codes built in.