Terminal is a terminal emulator. And it offers services through unix commands.
Change the font and color. "Multi-Cell" means in CJK font, a glyph occupies more than one space in terminal. Check it if you use CJK fonts.
Specify the shell to use.
Behavior of terminal window
Set terminal services. Terminal will provides thiese services to other GNUstep applications. Therefore, it bridges the graphic applications and command-line tools. You can even add your own service.
Change the default encoding. If your encoding is not in the list, your can change the user defaults directly. Use:
defaults write Terminal Linux_CharacterSet <VALUE>
<VALUE> should be the encoding used by iconv.