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Pro Minimal terminal emulator
Termite is a minimalistic terminal emulator. It does not need too many resources to run and it's designed primarily to work with window managers.
Pro Vim-like behavior
Termite supports a command mode which is very useful if you prefer to use Vim-like keybindings. It takes inspiration from Vim, one of the most popular text editors, so someone who is used to Vim's commands will find themselves at home.
Pro Works great with a tiling window manager
Termite is most suited to a tiling window manager with a simple config file.
Pro Simple configuration
Termite is easy to configure. Reconfiguration does not require logging out or rebooting.
Pro 24-bit "True Color" support
Termite supports true color palettes, meaning that it allows for up to 16,777,216 possible colors.
Pro Simple font resizing
You can just press Ctrl-PLUS, Ctrl-MINUS or Ctrl-EQUALS to change font size.
Con Cannot set specific parameters through CLI arguments
Setting specific parameters through CLI arguments is not supported in Termite.
Con Difficult to install in some distros
Con Problem correctly displaying images while using compton
Images can sometimes not be displayed correctly in software such as ranger while using compton.
Con Can't change keybinding
Con Limited documentation
There's only short manpages and a README on the front page of the repository which has few details on additional configuration and features.
Con Bad URL matching
Per default, there are some inconvenient issues with url matching.