ldomterm application is the preferred away of
using DomTerm, so plain
normally installed as an alias for it.
If you run
ldomterm with no arguments, you get a
fairly nice terminal emulator, just as if you’d start
ldomterm program is primarily a server
for WebSockets and http. When it receives a connection,
it runs a specified command, by default a shell.
--port is specified,
ldomterm will automatically
start a browser session (the “front-end”) that connects
to the server. The default is currently
as if you specified
--browser (if the
Google Chome browser is not found).
command is the program that gets run. By default it is a
shell such as
The following options control which front-end (usually a browser), if any, is started.
program as a browser to run DomTerm in.
program is not specified,
creates a new window or tab in your preferred desktop browser.
program is specified, instead creates a window
in the specified browser, where
program is the name
of a browser program that takes a single URL argument.
program can be a multi-word template,
%U replaced a URL generated by
program enables some special tricks to search for those browsers.
google-chrome has the same effect.)
This uses the Google Chrome browser,
started using the
so you get a fresh chrome-less window (with no menubar or toolbar).
This works well and the performance is good. This method provides no menubar or context-menu customization (so far).
This is currently the default, when available.
This is similar to the
--chrome option, but using
bare Firefox browser window, with
a custom menubar, and custom context menu (what you get by right-clicking).
This is potentially a very nice terminal emulator, though it is based on XUL, which is being phased out.
Experimental (not all functionality is working).
Either option (they do the same thing)
qtdomterm with the
after starting up a websockets server.
Start a server, listening on the specified
portnum of 0 lets the system choose an available port,
which is printed out. No front-end is started.
Only allow a single connect before shutting down.
This option is the default unless
--port is specified.
There are other
ldomterm options which useful
if you want to run DomTerm as a server.