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Terminator is CrunchBang's default terminal. Its based on Gnome terminal, its best feature is it's ability to show multiple terminals on one screen, but it also uses tabs aswell.
Terminator is available in the menu under Terminal, it can also be launched using the W-t shortcut (Windows/super key - terminal).
The most basic keybindings are:
For a full list of commands enter:
in the terminal.
Many options are available by right clicking within a terminal window and selecting 'Edit profile', keybindings can be checked and changed, colours can be changed, you can even choose a picture as a default background, just make your changes and click apply. You should note that changes will only remain for that instance of terminator.
For your changes to the configuration to remain, you must edit the ~/.config/terminator/config file, which can also be accessed in the menu under Preferences –> Terminator Config –> Edit config file
Full documentation is available in the man page, which can be accessed by typing in the terminal:
it can also be accessed through the menu under Preferences –> Terminator Config –> man page.
please see this page for further information on using the terminal.