gnome-terminal failing to start
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Mon May 18 11:45:05 UTC 2015
On Mon, 18 May 2015 16:33:32 +0530, Avinash Sonawane wrote:
> I just build and installed x11/gnome3. Now whenever I try to launch
> gnome-terminal (by clicking on it's icon) it simply doesn't start.
> Other applications get launched properly though.
In this case, install the regular xterm or rxvt (or their
-unicode version, if you need) and use those for further
testing. Start "xterm" using Gnome's "Run..." dialog and
then start the "gnome-terminal" (I think that's the binary's
name) from within xterm. You should then be able to see
an error message.
> Also I can't access any of the virtual terminals using Ctrl+Alt+F(n) keys.
You're probably using a recent FreeBSD 10 system, so you're
affected by the switch from sc to vt. This should help:
> So basically I have no command-line access in my FreeBSD+GNOME system.
That's a terrible situation...
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