When comparing LXTerminal vs QTerminal, the Slant community recommends LXTerminal for most people. In the question“What are the best Linux terminal emulators?” LXTerminal is ranked 21st while QTerminal is ranked 26th.
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LXTerm is the official terminal for the LXDE desktop environment, which is a very light DE in itself. So LXTerminal is a very good choice for lower-end systems.
Pro Lighhtweight and ticks most boxes.
Pro Multiple tabs support
LXTerminal supports working with multiple tabs and tab-based navigation.
Pro Built-in transparency
Pro Customize-able background/foreground colors
Pro Customizable keyboard shortcuts
Pro Font ligatures
QTerminal support font ligatures found in fonts like FiraCode.
Compared to many terminal emulators, QTerminal is lightweight with fewer dependencies than most.
Con Not very customizable
LXTerminal, like XTerminal and UXTerminal, is not very customizable and extendable (at least not as much as other terminal emulators).
Con Window resize
Resizing the window does not resize the contents, like rxvt-unicode does.
Con Strange default paste action
When pasting into QTerminal, one has to be careful as it assumes immediate execution.