Terminal window truncating output

Robert Moskowitz rgm at htt-consult.com
Sun Jan 25 06:24:59 CET 2015

On 01/24/2015 10:46 PM, Ralf Mardorf wrote:
> On Sat, 24 Jan 2015 22:31:02 -0500, Robert Moskowitz wrote:
>> And no horizontal scroll bar.  I'd rather NOT run gnome terminal, as
>> xfce SEEMS to have a perfectily reasonable terminal.
> Did you resize the window?

No.  This is the window that opened when I clicked on the terminal in 
the tool bar on the bottom of the desktop.

> There are several reasons why most power users I know prefer roxterm
> over any other terminal emulation. I don't understand why you guess
> that xfce4-terminal is perfectly reasonable and at the same time you
> experience an issue, that you won't experience when using another
> terminal emulation.

Reasonable in that it was doing everything I have come to expect in a 
terminal window.  Until I realized it was truncating output.

I will have to check out roxterm.

> However, if I don't resize a window, auto-wrapping does work for
> xfce4-terminal on my machine. If I resize the window text gets lost.
> This issue doesn't happen when using roxterm.

I did not do any resizing.  But thinking about it, I have been fighting 
with resolution between my laptop LCD and the external monitor.  That 
MAY have something to do with this; doing some 'under the covers' resizing.

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