Rename Terminal to xfce4-terminal

Nick Schermer nickschermer at
Wed Jun 22 12:40:21 CEST 2011

On Wed, Jun 22, 2011 at 10:59 AM, Christoph Mende <angelos at> wrote:
> On Mi, 2011-06-22 at 08:43 +0200, Nick Schermer wrote:
>> Folks,
>> In Fedora it was suggested to rename the Name key from Terminal to
>> "Xfce Terminal". I agree with this change since its not easy to
>> distinguish terminals in the menu (the exo preferred one and the
>> normal terminal as a start).
>> However the terminal name is also a bit unfortunate and I'm
>> considering to rename the whole thing to xfce4-terminal. The old
>> project is dead for a long time now and some distros already rename it
>> (using --program-transform-name).
> Considering there is xfdesktop, xfconf, xfwm4, ... why not xfterm?

I'm just going to stick with xfce4-terminal. We already have xfterm4
which is more recent then xfce4-terminal (the old one) and apart from
that, users will never see the command name, it's just something in
the background to avoid collision.


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