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Old 03-21-2003, 09:26 PM   #1
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Gnome terminal

How do i open a terminal window?

Old 03-21-2003, 09:45 PM   #2
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There is probably an icon listed under your Gnome menu called "Gnome Terminal." Or, you ought to be able to right-click on the desktop somewhere and open one from there.

If you don't find it, look for XTerm, KTerm, or anything else with term in the name
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Hone101, you are so spectacularly clever... it sends chills up and down my spine and gives me hope for the world.

Double click on a terminal icon. Hit the start button and run a command such as xterm or something similar. Oh and one more thing... rtfm!
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Way to troll a newbies forum. Does that make you feel better about yourself or something?
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Yeah, after a total of four posts he thinks he's so smart he can be offensive. And hey, he's still using the wrong distro! Guess he doesn't know about Gentoo then.
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Hope such posts won't happen. SimonCowell, I suggest you to read the rules again:
Old 03-23-2003, 01:08 PM   #7
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I am betting that Hone101 will learn to use Linux long before SimonCowell learns manners.

Old 11-21-2003, 11:07 AM   #8
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Re: Gnome terminal

Originally posted by Hone101
How do i open a terminal window?
actually, i hit this thead in my search. my question is, why is my gnome terminal no longer functioning properly

i'm 2.4.21 under mandrake 9.1 (+all the updates)
it used to work, now it just kinda hangs, not sure but it also seems to hang the system

any help is greatly appreciated

- perry
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You probably will be better off posting a new thread instead of piggy-backing on this one. When you do, try to include any specifics you can (like error messages, your setup, any changes you've made around the time it stopped working, etc).
Old 11-21-2003, 11:46 AM   #10
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I believe Mr Cowell is nothing but a troll. Sad.

Hone101, if you have no shell (the same thing as terminal, also known as console) icon in the panel in Gnome, check the menus. There is probably an icon there. If you for some reason don't have Gnome Terminal installed, there are others that probably are installed: xterm, aterm, wterm, Eterm. You may find them in the Gnome menu, I believe. It depends on what distribution (and version) you have.



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