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Old 11-28-2008, 07:24 PM   #1
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How do you force a terminal to remain open? (Or see what it said before)


I'm trying to install DSL on a computer and everytime I run the install to hard drive I do a few questions and then I think an error occurs. Something flashes up in the terminal and then it closes before I have time to read it. Is there someway to force the terminal to remain open? Or just as good would be some log of what was in the terminal. If I could figure out either way it would be great. Thanks much.
 
Old 11-28-2008, 07:56 PM   #2
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Some terminal emulators have specific support for this, for example urxvt (rxvt-unicode)

Code:
urxvt -hold -e ls /
 
  


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