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Old 07-05-2014, 02:12 AM   #1
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Question i begin typing in gnome and a ?search box appears?!


when in my gnome-fallback kali linux ..

i begin typing..and a...i guess it's a search box? shows up..
...yeah well i'd like to know what it is and what it can do..
...i can't seem to get it to do anything and i don't want to really
spit random stuff into it of my own messing around so...not urgent...
..could be useful though, I'm sure..come one come call thank you and good night..


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Old 07-05-2014, 04:16 AM   #2
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I believe that is a command search box. I don't use Gnome so I'm not sure if it is limited to "command" that are in the few menus it provides or not.
 
Old 07-05-2014, 03:12 PM   #3
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Could it be that the mouse is not selecting the active window? very wild guess.
 
Old 07-05-2014, 03:28 PM   #4
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well..i can't get it to do anyyything

yyy ...i type terminal 'enter' ..nothing seems to be accepted by this random box that pops up when i start typing...

if anyone figures this out let me know...i just logged in and i see my desktop, icons, etc...without selecting anything ..if i begin typing, my text is displayed into a miniature box in the bottom right hand corner of my screen with no label or information of what it is if i right click on it...sorry i'm new to linux...i use the gnome-fallback because it's backported for security..? anyway i enjoy its speed on my old xp machine

questions? ...i can take a screen capture...if that would help...i'm not sure if that kinda of thing is allowed on here, this being my second thread postings.
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Old 07-05-2014, 03:50 PM   #5
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Kali linux boots into fallback mode by default so that you can view kali tools. Also the box you're referring to is a command promt try entering the command
Quote:
alacarte
 
Old 07-05-2014, 05:10 PM   #6
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yea so i try it didn't work

i typed in alacarte and pressed enter and nothing happened...everytime i hit enter the box just dissapurs....i don't press enter to invocate the box...is it deactivated or something?

**i typed in alacarte** ...is this the service? should i froogle this?
 
  


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