[PLUG] A aterm issue

Rich Shepard rshepard at appl-ecosys.com
Tue Sep 14 08:05:03 PDT 2004

   Sigh. Here's another new one. I'm using aterm rather than rxvt or xterm
because 1) they allow pseudo-transparency (and darkening the shade of the
background for better contrast and visibility) and 2) they use fewer
resources than do xterms. (aterm is an authorized derivative forked from

   What I notice when I use a pager (less) to view a text file is that
whatever prior file I viewed shows up in the virtual terminal above (i.e.,
toward the top of the window) the file I want to view. This is quite
distracting. Has anyone encountered this before?

   It's not that I don't have enough to fix here, but all these little things
keep appearing. Just like Topsie.


Dr. Richard B. Shepard, President
Applied Ecosystem Services, Inc. (TM)

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