A cross-platform, OpenGL terminal emulator. (by alacritty)

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alacritty reviews and mentions

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  • Lightweight dev tools.
    14 projects | | 10 Aug 2023
    I did find that XFCE’s terminal emulator was pretty slow, so I installed Alacritty - a lightweight terminal written in Rust.
  • Which terminal do you use? I don't like Warp
    5 projects | /r/webdev | 30 Jun 2023
    I personally love using Alacritty. Super fast, and no bloat. Takes a little bit of setup such as setting up a Font if you want icons to appear. Kitty is supposed to be really good, but i've never used it before.
  • How do developers make your terminal "look good"?
    7 projects | /r/learnprogramming | 9 Jun 2023
    I use Alacritty with Oh My Fish!
  • Warp? A terminal behind login popup
    6 projects | | 1 Jun 2023
    My journey of using terminal emulators began together with my introduction to Linux about 7 years ago. GNOME terminal was my first as it came pre-installed on Ubuntu, my first Linux distribution. Since then, I've had the opportunity to explore and utilize a range of terminal emulators, including Alacritty, Kitty, st, Konsole, xterm, and most recently iTerm2. It's been interesting to experiment with these different emulators, each offering its unique features (or similar however with each with personal touch), user interfaces, and performance benchmarks. Just the other day, a new terminal emulator caught my attention: Warp Terminal. My curiosity won, and Warp was downloaded, this short blog are my thoughts about Warp terminal. At the moment there is only support for macOS, however linux and windows builds are on the way.
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  • Software Developer Mac Apps
    44 projects | /r/macapps | 17 May 2023
    `cask "alacritty"` [link][oss] terminal of choice, super fast and lightweight. Set up to start everything in `tmux` giving me native tabs / window splitting.
  • Mint vs Arch
    8 projects | /r/linuxquestions | 16 May 2023
    what terminal emulator are you using? i prefer alacritty --
  • Are We Sixel Yet
    15 projects | | 14 May 2023
    > Kitty [graphics protocol] gets more traction.

    I guess that may br true in some senses, but per Nick Black[1] (of Notcurses fame) the set of Kitty graphics implementations consists of Kitty and Wezterm, that’s it.


  • Cozytile - A Cozy Qtile Rice
    9 projects | /r/qtile | 11 May 2023
    OS: Arch Linux WM: Qtile Panel: Qtile bar Launcher: Rofi Notification Daemon: Dunst Terminal: Alacritty Shell: Zsh Compositor: Picom File Manager: Nemo Music Player: Spotify & ncmpcpp
  • What's a really niche tool you use that you can't live without?
    32 projects | /r/DataHoarder | 9 May 2023
    Alacritty was great but Kitty is just awesome.
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