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LinuxPower: PowerShell: A Terminal program done right?

Mar 05, 2000, 22:05 (6 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Christian Schaller)

"PowerShell... claimed to be a GNOME terminal program with lot of added goodies. That description turned out to be very correct.

"PowerShell is very similar to the standard Gnome-Terminal and has features such as configurable colors, background images, transparancy with or without shading etc., and, of course, the popular feature of clickable URL links. Actually I think that PowerShell shares a lot of code with Gnome Terminal here, most drawn from Gnome libs."

"What makes Powershell stand out is that instead of being a one session terminal program like all the others out there, it allows you to have a many terminal sessions as you want through the use of tabs. These tabs can even very easily be renamed to whatever you like for fast and easy locating. The usefulnes of this is easily apparent for people who like myself work a lot against servers through telnet and which often finds oneself with more than 3-4 terminals with different sessions using different users and/or servers."

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