Welcome to PyQTermWidget’s documentation!

Unlike the older pyqonsole this console widget works with PyQt4 and let’s you embed a shell into your application.

The vt100 terminal emulation code is based on AjaxTerm and WebShell. All code is distributed under the General Public License 2.


How to get it

The latest snapshot is available at:


To clone the Mercurial repository do:

hg clone https://bitbucket.org/henning/pyqtermwidget

Or just got to the BitBucket overview page: https://bitbucket.org/henning/pyqtermwidget


The Python Packaging Index (PyPI) also contains releases: http://pypi.python.org/pypi/pyqterm

The generated HTML-documentation is hosted at http://pyqtermwidget.rtfd.org/ (PDF: http://media.readthedocs.org/pdf/pyqtermwidget/latest/pyqtermwidget.pdf).

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