xterm


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xterm

(operating system)
A terminal emulator program for the X Window System. A user can have many different invocations of xterm running at once on the same display, each of which provides independent input and output for the process running in it (normally a shell).

xterm

A terminal emulator for X Window that is used to provide command line access to the operating system. Since X Window allows applications to run on any computer in the network, the xterm executable can be running on one computer, displaying on another and managing a session on a third computer. See X Window.