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Old 05-21-2013, 03:32 AM   #1
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gnome-terminal missing


I have installed some RPM's for GNOME on RHEL 6.4 however for various reasons, I forgot to "yum groupinstall desktop" and now this system does'nt have internet access.

The issue is that I cannot see the Terminal from under Applications/System Tools.

How can I manually add this back into the GNOME system menu ? Which file do I need to edit.

Also Alt-F2 does not work, so I cannot run gnome-terminal manually. All I can do is to remotely login, export the DISPLAY to the console, and run xterm or gnome-terminal.

Thanks

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Old 05-23-2013, 10:54 PM   #2
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You can open the gnome terminal using command line, as:
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~$ gnome-terminal &
If it doesn't work, then set the DISPLAY variable first, then try again.
 
Old 05-24-2013, 02:21 AM   #3
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If you can't get terminal Try Ctrl+Alt+F1, or boot into rescue mode to start network & install packages.
http://www.techotopia.com/index.php/...op_Menu_System
 
Old 05-26-2013, 02:15 PM   #4
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If you can't get terminal Try Ctrl+Alt+F1, or boot into rescue mode to start network & install packages.
http://www.techotopia.com/index.php/...op_Menu_System
Come on, Oakland, Ctrl+Alt+F1 is NOT a terminal, it is a console.
 
Old 05-26-2013, 02:24 PM   #5
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Come on, Oakland, Ctrl+Alt+F1 is NOT a terminal, it is a console.
Yes you are correct but in order for OP to install or edit he/she must be able to run commands. Also alacarte is not installed by default in RHEL so OP must install from the console.
Btw: I never said it was a terminal.
 
Old 05-27-2013, 12:57 AM   #6
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Alt+f2
Now run
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$ xterm
what is the output?
 
Old 05-27-2013, 01:15 PM   #7
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Yes you are correct but in order for OP to install or edit he/she must be able to run commands. Also alacarte is not installed by default in RHEL so OP must install from the console.
Btw: I never said it was a terminal.
Well, you are correct. No harm, no foul?
 
  


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