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lxterminal - Man Page

a lightweight terminal emulator based on GTK+ for the LXDE desktop.

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lxterminal [options...]


This manual page documents briefly the lxterminal command.

lxterminal is a program that provides a terminal emulator for the desktop, usually for LXDE.


This program follows the usual GNU command line syntax, with long options starting with two dashes (`-'). A summary of options is included below.

-e STRING --command=STRING --command STRING

This option specifies the program (and its command line arguments) to be run in the terminal. Except in the --command= form, this must be the last option on the command line.


Set the terminal's size in characters and lines.

-l --loginshell

Executes login shell.

-t NAME[,NAME[,NAME[...]]] --title=NAME[,NAME[,NAME[...]]] --tabs=NAME[,NAME[,NAME[...]]]

Set the terminal's title. Use comma for multiple tabs.


Set the terminal's working directory.


This manual page was written by paulliu <grandpaul@gmail.com> for the Debian system (but may be used by others). Permission is granted to copy, distribute and/or modify this document under the terms of the GNU General Public License, Version 2 any later version published by the Free Software Foundation.

On Debian systems, the complete text of the GNU General Public License can be found in /usr/share/common-licenses/GPL.


The configuration file can be found in ~/.config/lxterminal/lxterminal.conf.


Ying-Chun Liu


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Jun 28, 2008 http://LXDE.org