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I just switched to using aterm, but I want it to set the TERM environmental variable to 'xterm'; it's currently 'kterm.' Also, how would I view all the fonts available ...
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    I just switched to using aterm, but I want it to set the TERM environmental variable to 'xterm'; it's currently 'kterm.' Also, how would I view all the fonts available on my system? The font aterm's using right now is a bit too small for my tastes.

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    To set the term name, you can create a file $HOME/.Xdefaults.

    In there put

    aterm*termName: xterm

    To get a list of fonts.

    xlsfonts

    To then set aterm's font, again in $HOME/.Xdefaults, if ou chose, for example, font a14 (which works well for me with urxvt)

    aterm*font: a14

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