James Linder jam at
Sat Feb 10 09:23:19 UTC 2018

>> I???ve been using iTerm2 for a while but the 100th time I accidently middle-mouse clicked the tab bar only to have the tab be-gone usually in vi I binned it.
>> Terminal is a pretty good replacement except it askes stupid questions every time I suhtdown (everyday). Also irritating!
>> Google gnome-terminal and macports show numerous ???it does not work??? entries with no ???it now works; entries.
>> Can anybody comment on the current status please.
>> Any comments on a terminal that just works also welcome. I dont need (or even want) any fancy features like knitting christmas stockings (I jest, but you get the picture)

> On 10 Feb 2018, at 3:15 am, dan d. <dandunfee at> wrote:
> What is the shutdown message in terminal?  If it is the one requesting confirmation it can be turned off in terminal system preferences.
> On Fri, 9 Feb 2018, James Linder wrote:

“You have 6 processes running, do you want to review them before quitting?” 
[confirm[ etc

The processes are bash

FWIW I tried to build gnome-terminal and xfce4-terminal both of which did not succeed.

I’ll try sleep and shutdown once a week to claim leaked memory etc, I always though fvwm was a dog, now I miss the  ability to not have an [Exit] button.

Thanks all

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