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Re: [SLE] Missing xterm
  • From: Ken Schneider <suse-list@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Thu, 03 Feb 2005 13:20:04 -0500
  • Message-id: <1107454804.12125.5.camel@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
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

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