fbterm - fast framebuffer based terminal emulator for Linux

Property Value
Distribution Debian 9 (Stretch)
Repository Debian Main i386
Package filename fbterm_1.7-4+b1_i386.deb
Package name fbterm
Package version 1.7
Package release 4+b1
Package architecture i386
Package type deb
Category role::program utils
Homepage https://code.google.com/archive/p/fbterm/
License -
Maintainer Nobuhiro Iwamatsu <iwamatsu@debian.org>
Download size 62.59 KB
Installed size 147.00 KB
FbTerm is a fast terminal emulator for Linux with frame buffer device.
Features include:
* mostly as fast as terminal of Linux kernel while accelerated scrolling is
enabled on framebuffer device
* select font with fontconfig and draw text with freetype2, same as Qt/Gtk+
based GUI apps
* dynamicly create/destroy up to 10 windows initially running default shell
* record scrollback history for every window
* auto-detect current locale and convert text encoding, support double width
scripts like Chinese, Japanese etc
* switch between configurable additional text encoding with hot keys
on the fly
* copy/past selected text between windows with mouse when gpm server is


Package Version Architecture Repository
fbterm_1.7-4+b1_amd64.deb 1.7 amd64 Debian Main
fbterm - - -


Name Value
libc6 >= 2.15
libfontconfig1 >= 2.11
libfreetype6 >= 2.2.1
libgcc1 >= 1:3.0
libstdc++6 >= 5
libx86-1 >= 0.99-1


Type URL
Mirror ftp.br.debian.org
Binary Package fbterm_1.7-4+b1_i386.deb
Source Package fbterm

Install Howto

  1. Update the package index:
    # sudo apt-get update
  2. Install fbterm deb package:
    # sudo apt-get install fbterm




2016-07-13 - Nobuhiro Iwamatsu <iwamatsu@debian.org>
fbterm (1.7-4) unstable; urgency=medium
* Fix FTBFS with gcc-6. (Closes: #811719)
Add debian/patches/0001-Fix-build-with-gcc-6.patch
* Update Standards-Version to 3.9.8.
* Update debian/copyright.
Update to deb5 format.
2013-07-18 - Nobuhiro Iwamatsu <iwamatsu@debian.org>
fbterm (1.7-3) unstable; urgency=low
* Drop dpatch support.
* Update debian/control.
- Dump Standards-Version to 3.9.4.
- Update to dh 9.
- Update short description. Fix lintian warning.
* Update debian/rules.
- Change to using dh.
* Update source format to 3.0.
* Add debian/watch.
2011-02-12 - Nobuhiro Iwamatsu <iwamatsu@debian.org>
fbterm (1.7-2) unstable; urgency=low
* Upload to unstable.
2010-11-24 - Nobuhiro Iwamatsu <iwamatsu@debian.org>
fbterm (1.7-1) experimental; urgency=low
* New upstream release
* Remove patches/02_force-font-height.dpatch
Merged to upstream.
* Add libx86-dev to Build-Depends.
2010-08-01 - Nobuhiro Iwamatsu <iwamatsu@debian.org>
fbterm (1.6-2) unstable; urgency=low
* Update debian/control.
- Bumped standards-Version to 3.9.1.
* Fix 1px padding of unifont (Closes: #590831).
- patches/02_force-font-height.dpatch
2009-12-01 - Nobuhiro Iwamatsu <iwamatsu@debian.org>
fbterm (1.6-1) unstable; urgency=low
* New upstream release
* Change e-mail address.
* Remove DM-Upload-Allowed field.
* Update Standards-Version.
* Add README.source file.
* Update patch.
2009-05-17 - Nobuhiro Iwamatsu <iwamatsu@nigauri.org>
fbterm (1.5-1) unstable; urgency=low
* New upstream release
2009-03-24 - Nobuhiro Iwamatsu <iwamatsu@nigauri.org>
fbterm (1.4-2) unstable; urgency=low
* Fix build error in some architecture. (Closes: #520864)
- Add TERMINFO path to terminfo/Makefile.in. 
2009-03-22 - Nobuhiro Iwamatsu <iwamatsu@nigauri.org>
fbterm (1.4-1) unstable; urgency=low
* New upstream release.
2009-01-20 - Nobuhiro Iwamatsu <iwamatsu@nigauri.org>
fbterm (1.3-2) unstable; urgency=low
* Revised bug close error by typo. (Closes: #512314) 
* Fix compile error in environment of Ubuntu (Intrepid). (Closes: #506808)

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