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aterm with `top` process running.
Developer(s) AfterStep project
Stable release
1.0.1 / August 1, 2007
Operating system AfterStep X Window System
Type Terminal emulator
License GNU General Public License
"aterm" can also refer to a software library intended for the manipulation of trees of terms.[1]

aterm is the AfterStep terminal emulator for the X Window System. Based on rxvt 2.4.8 (in 1999), aterm is a color VT100 terminal emulator that supports basic pseudo-transparency.

As of January 1, 2008 aterm is no longer maintained; its developers stated that they would concentrate their efforts on urxvt[1]


  1. ^ "AfterStep – Latest AfterStep News". January 1, 2008. Retrieved 2008-09-14. 

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