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Foot is a minimalist terminal emulator for Wayland written in C.

Installation

USE flags

USE flags for gui-apps/foot Fast, lightweight and minimalistic Wayland terminal emulator

grapheme-clustering Enable grapheme clustering support

Emerge

Foot is currently in testing and needs to be unmasked before it can be emerged:

FILE /etc/portage/package.accept_keywordsUnmask foot for x86_64
gui-apps/foot

Now emerge foot:

root #emerge --ask gui-apps/foot

Configuration

Foot's configuration can be edited in ~/.config/foot/foot.ini. The file and directory won't be created by default. A template can be found in /etc/xdg/foot/foot.ini or here [1].

FILE ~/.config/foot/foot.iniFoot minimal configuration
font=Source Code Pro:size=10
initial-window-size-chars=190x60

This minimal configuration sets the font to Source Code Pro with a size of 10. The window will open with 60, 190 character long, lines. All configuration options can be found on foot's source repository.[1]

Removal

Unmerge

First, unmerge foot:

root #emerge --ask --depclean --verbose gui-apps/foot

Then, mask it. This line has to to be removed from /etc/portage/package.accept_keywords:

FILE /etc/portage/package.accept_keywordsfoot unmasked
gui-apps/foot

See also