URxvt Terminal Emulator

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URxvt is a popular fork of the Rxvt Terminal Emulator but with Unicode support for the Xorg X11 Window System.

1. Xresouces Configuration

We configure it through Xresources.

1.1. General Settings

URxvt.depth:                32
URxvt.geometry:             96x33
URxvt.loginShell:           false
URxvt.internalBorder:       10
URxvt.lineSpace:            0
!URxvt.termName:             xterm-256color

1.2. Transparency

I've disabled all transparency for the time being

! fake transparency - true or false (default)
!URxvt*transparent: true

! Real transparency (needs compositor like compton)
! If using make sure to disable the background below.
!URxvt*depth: 32
!URxvt*background: [85]xbackground

1.3. Misc UI Changes

! tint with any color; i.e., blue, red, tomato4, olivedrab2, etc.
!   some nice listings are at:
!     http://www.nisrv.com/drupal/?q=node/11
!     http://www.htmlgoodies.com/tutorials/colors/article.php/3478921
!URxvt*tintColor: S_base03

! shading - 0 to 99 darkens, 101 to 200 lightens.
!   Dont use with tintColor; just use a darker or lighter color instead.
URxvt*shading: 15

URxvt*saveLines: 12000

! scrollbar - true (default) or false
URxvt*scrollBar: false

! scrollbar position - left=false (default) or right=true
URxvt*scrollBar_right: false

! scrollbar style - rxvt (default), plain, next, or xterm
URxvt*scrollstyle: plain

1.4. Clipboard Keybindings

! Remap the copy and paste functionaility
URxvt.keysym.Shift-Control-V: eval:paste_clipboard
URxvt.keysym.Shift-Control-C: eval:selection_to_clipboard

1.5. Colorscheme and Font

URxvt.foreground: xforeground
URxvt.background: xbackground
URxvt.cursorColor: xcursorColor

! This is for fading windows if not active
URxvt.fading: xfade
URxvt.fadeColor: xbackground

URxvt.color0:  xcolor0
URxvt.color1:  xcolor1
URxvt.color2:  xcolor2
URxvt.color3:  xcolor3
URxvt.color4:  xcolor4
URxvt.color5:  xcolor5
URxvt.color6:  xcolor6
URxvt.color7:  xcolor7
URxvt.color8:  xcolor8
URxvt.color9:  xcolor9
URxvt.color10: xcolor10
URxvt.color11: xcolor11
URxvt.color12: xcolor12
URxvt.color13: xcolor13
URxvt.color14: xcolor14
URxvt.color15: xcolor15

URxvt.font: system_font

Created: 2021-11-13

Emacs 26.1 (Org mode 9.5)