LinuxQuestions.org
Download your favorite Linux distribution at LQ ISO.
Go Back   LinuxQuestions.org > Forums > Linux Forums > Linux - Distributions > Debian
User Name
Password
Debian This forum is for the discussion of Debian Linux.

Notices


Reply
  Search this Thread
Old 05-11-2013, 09:00 PM   #1
0men
Member
 
Registered: Mar 2011
Location: Brisbane
Distribution: Windows 10, Red Hat, Debian
Posts: 183

Rep: Reputation: 22
Wheezy, OpenBox. Strange terminal emulator text.


Evening, hope all is well.

I've just been playing around with the new Debian Wheezy and have decided to run with OpenBox, as i usually do. Problem. When i go to 'terminal emulator' the whole josh@debian:~$ is missing.

Now, if i josh@debain:~$ ls i see documents, programming, pictures and all my files, no problems. But for some reason i cant see my commands i type into the prompt nor the whole josh@debain, im basically typing into black space.

Also, when i say josh@debian:~$ls /etc i get the etc file with files all jumbled up over the screen.

This is the same with all the shells too, the only success i had was with lxterminal, which is working fine :S Odd.

Thanks in advance if you've got any ideas, if not, i guess ill just stick with lxterminal.
 
Old 05-12-2013, 01:46 AM   #2
jim_p
Member
 
Registered: Aug 2009
Distribution: Debian testing
Posts: 561

Rep: Reputation: 129Reputation: 129
What is "the other terminal emulator" that you are using? If it is xterm for instance, set its colors through ~/.Xdefaults, e.g.
Code:
XTerm*faceName: Andale Mono
XTerm*faceSize: 12
XTerm*background: white smoke
XTerm*foreground: black
XTerm*cursorColor: #00ccff
 
  


Reply


Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is Off
HTML code is Off



Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
[SOLVED] Openbox works strange after update MTK358 Arch 3 08-30-2011 08:14 AM
gnome-terminal OpenBox WM_CLASS xprop ycr Linux - Desktop 1 06-09-2007 01:47 AM
Terminal Emulator blinton25 Red Hat 4 04-12-2007 12:49 AM
Strange text in all terminal/virtual terminals/boot. Alias_NeO Linux - Hardware 7 12-20-2006 07:54 AM
Terminal Emulator fayez Linux - General 6 10-06-2006 12:42 AM

LinuxQuestions.org > Forums > Linux Forums > Linux - Distributions > Debian

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 12:57 AM.

Main Menu
Advertisement
My LQ
Write for LQ
LinuxQuestions.org is looking for people interested in writing Editorials, Articles, Reviews, and more. If you'd like to contribute content, let us know.
Main Menu
Syndicate
RSS1  Latest Threads
RSS1  LQ News
Twitter: @linuxquestions
Open Source Consulting | Domain Registration