FbTerm Alternatives

    FbTerm is described as 'fast terminal emulator for linux with frame buffer device or VESA video card' and is an app in the OS & Utilities category. There are more than 10 alternatives to FbTerm for a variety of platforms, including Linux, BSD, Mac, Windows and Android. The best alternative is Terminator, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like FbTerm are Alacritty (Free, Open Source), GNOME Terminal (Free, Open Source), Tilix (Free, Open Source) and Xfce-Terminal (Free, Open Source).

    This page was last updated Dec 11, 2020

    1. Terminator enables the user to run and manage multiple terminal emulators side-by-side in the same window. The main focus is arranging terminals in a grid. (Tabs is the most common default method, which Terminator also supports.
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    2. Alacritty is a blazing fast, GPU accelerated terminal emulator. It’s written in Rust and uses OpenGL for rendering to be the fastest terminal emulator available. Alacritty is available on GitHub in source form.
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    3. GNOME Terminal is a terminal emulator for the GNOME desktop environment written by Havoc Pennington and others. Terminal emulators allow users to execute commands using a real UNIX shell while remaining on their graphical desktop.[
    4. Tilix is a tiling terminal emulator which uses the VTE GTK+ 3 widget with the following features: - Layout terminals in any fashion by splitting them horizontally or vertically. - Terminals can be re-arranged using drag and drop both within and between windows.
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    5. Terminal is a modern terminal emulator for the Unix/Linux desktop - primarily for the Xfce desktop environment.
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      • FreeOpen Source
      • Mac
      • Linux
      • BSD
      The xterm program is a terminal emulator for the X Window System. It provides DEC VT102 and Tektronix 4014 compatible terminals for programs that can't use the window system directly.
    6. st is a simple terminal implementation for X. What is wrong with xterm ? xterm is bloated and unmaintainable.
      • FreeOpen Source
      • Windows
      • Linux
      A terminal emulator for X11.

      Discontinued

      Last updated in 2013.

      • FreeOpen Source
      • Linux
      • KDE
      • Deepin
      Deepin Terminal is a terminal manager developed by deepin team that can freely split window according to users requirements with horizontal and vertical screen split supported.
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    7. fast and lightweight Wayland terminal emulator.
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