DEC VT100 Terminal

By Xah Lee. Date: . Last updated: .

The glorious VT 100, introduced in 1978.

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DEC VT100 terminal. 〔photo by Jason Scott https://www.flickr.com/photos/54568729@N00/9636183501 ©2776×2464

Note, there is no Alt key. So, for emacs users, you have to press Escape instead.

[see Practical Emacs Tutorial]

It's got 80×24 characters screen.

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DEC VT100 terminal. 〔photo by Jason Scott https://www.flickr.com/photos/54568729@N00/9636183501 ©5616×3744
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DEC VT102 terminal. http://decpicted.blogspot.com/2010/05/dec-vt102-vt100.html
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DEC VT101 terminal. [image source ] 2232×1868

[see GNU Emacs and XEmacs Schism]

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