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Re: [SLE] Missing xterm
  • From: Brad Bourn <brad@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Thu, 3 Feb 2005 11:25:28 -0700
  • Message-id: <200502031125.28066.brad@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
ah, good.

didn't catch that....


alls well

B-)

On Thursday 03 February 2005 11:20 am, Ken Schneider wrote:
> On Thu, 2005-02-03 at 13:01, Brad Bourn wrote:
> > Whatching this thread, can't help thinking there must be a greater
> > problem.
> >
> > As far as I know, xterm would be like notepad for winDOZE, should be on
> > just about all machines with X by default, at least with SuSE anyway.
> > The fact that it 'disappeared' is worrysome. This is what I call a "poke
> > in the eye". Your system is telling you that there is some greater
> > problem happing and if you simply re-install xterm or use another
> > program, your not necessarily fixing the problem, more band-aiding the
> > effects. Could be something like your harddrive is dying, or worse.....
>
> No Brad. If -no- xwindows stuff is installed xterm will not be
> installed. As the OP said it was a minimal install hence no "x" programs
> were installed therefore no xterm was installed.
>
> --
> Ken Schneider
> UNIX since 1989, linux since 1994, SuSE since 1998
>
> * Only reply to the list please*
>
> "The day Microsoft makes something that doesn't suck is probably
> the day they start making vacuum cleaners." -Ernst Jan Plugge

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