The free terminal and multiprotocol client for Linux


lterm-1.5.1.tar.gzSource code
lterm-1.5.0.dmgMac OS X disk image
File repositoryComplete file repository on


To build lterm from source code you need developing files for the following libraries:

Build and install

Once you got the tarball, follow the standard steps:

  tar -vxf lterm-x.y.z.tar.gz
  cd lterm-x.y.z
Become root and type:
  make install
If you have both GTK2 and GTK3 installed on your system, lterm links with GTK3 by default.
To force linking with GTK2 configure this way:
  ./configure --with-gtk2
See INSTALL file for more configuration parameters.

Mac OS X

The easiest way to get lterm on Mac OS X is to download the dmg file from repository.
To build lterm from source code follow this guide:

There are several dependencies on X11 libraries, so XQuartz package is needed.