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Old 12-01-2003, 04:15 PM   #1
rcmadhu
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regd opening Xterm


how to open a xterm in a text mode.i.e If i go press ctr + alt + f2 and i login.how can i open xterm.If i say xterm it say display variable not set
 
Old 12-01-2003, 04:20 PM   #2
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okay if I understand you correctly "xterm" is for the X-window environement (gui). when you the the C+A+f2 your are already logged onto a 'terminal' so running xterm from here will not work since it's for the GUI.

Hope that made some sense.
 
Old 12-01-2003, 04:22 PM   #3
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I know ppl doing it by setting the x variable,Can anyone help
 
Old 12-01-2003, 08:53 PM   #4
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Why do you need Xterm when you're in the console?
But if you're trying to launch xterm from the console and have it display in your X session just "export DISPLAY=:0"
 
Old 12-02-2003, 03:36 PM   #5
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sorry for not being much assistance
 
Old 12-03-2003, 09:58 AM   #6
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if i do understand ur problem, u want to open XTERM in the GUI, right?
press ALT+F2, type xterm.
and voila
 
  


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