Fedora 9 Update: fbterm-1.4-1.fc9

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Fedora Update Notification
2009-03-25 15:23:28

Name        : fbterm
Product     : Fedora 9
Version     : 1.4
Release     : 1.fc9
URL         : http://code.google.com/p/fbterm/
Summary     : A frame buffer terminal emulator
Description :
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
- record scrollback history for every window
- auto-detect text encoding with current locale, support double width
  scripts like  Chinese, Japanese etc
- switch between configurable additional text encodings with hot keys
  on the fly
- copy/past selected text between windows with mouse when gpm server
  is running

Update Information:

- Upstream update:    1. improved text rendering performence     2. added
private escape sequences for 256 color mode support     3. added a option "font-
width" to adjust character cell width     4. added support for older 2.2/2.4
kernel     5. fixed a crash bug with bitmap fonts     6. fixed a configure
failure in cross-compiling environment  - Note: iminput.patch is applied.

This update can be installed with the "yum" update program.  Use 
su -c 'yum update fbterm' at the command line.
For more information, refer to "Managing Software with yum",
available at http://docs.fedoraproject.org/yum/.

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