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From: walt <w41ter@×××××.com>
To: gentoo-user@l.g.o
Subject: [gentoo-user] Re: upgrade of xfce4 degrades terminal
Date: Tue, 22 Sep 2009 00:04:36
Message-Id: h9949b$3b1$
In Reply to: [gentoo-user] upgrade of xfce4 degrades terminal by Maxim Wexler
1 On 09/21/2009 04:16 PM, Maxim Wexler wrote:
2 > Hi group,
3 >
4 > Before I did -uvDN world a couple of days ago the terminal that came
5 > with xfce4 was quite nice, configurable, with tabs. Now the terminal
6 > app really sucks. I've looked in ~/.config/xfce4 for something to
7 > tweak but must have missed it.
8 >
9 > Settings->Preferred Applications->Utilities leads to a dialogue window
10 > where a Terminal Emulator may be chosen, but the only one that works
11 > is the default X Terminal. If you click on Select Application you are
12 > led to /usr/bin. I tried xfterm4 but when I clicked on terminal in the
13 > menu nothing happened.
14 >
15 > I see under ~/.local/share/xfce4/helpers there is an xterm config file
16 > with the line:
17 >
18 > X-XFCE-Commands=/usr/bin/xterm.
19 >
20 > Is there something else I can point it too or do I need to emerge
21 > something else to improve the terminal in Xfce-4.6.1?
23 I would try running 'xfterm4' from a command prompt (in the sucky xterm
24 window, of course ;o) and look for error messages. That's always the
25 first thing I try when clicking on an icon doesn't work.


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Re: [gentoo-user] Re: upgrade of xfce4 degrades terminal Maxim Wexler <maxim.wexler@×××××.com>