uxterm is a wrapper around the
program that invokes the latter program with the UXTerm X resource
All arguments to
uxterm are passed to
xterm without processing; the
-u8 options should not be specified because they are used by the wrapper.
xterm manual page for more information on
The environments locale settings (see ENVIRONMENT below) are
used to discern the locales character set.
If no current locale can be determined, the locale en_US (the
English language as used in the territory of the United States) is assumed.
utility is used to determine whether the system supports the selected
If it does not,
uxterm will exit with an error and report the output of
Note: uxterm may produce unexpected results if the current locale is set to one in which
the UTF-8 character encoding is not supported, or if fonts using the ISO
10646-1 character set are not available.
In the Debian system, the xfonts-base package provides the fonts
uxterm uses by default.
To change the fonts
uxterm uses, edit the
A similar wrapper,
is available for KOI8-R environments.