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Re: [SLE] Missing xterm
  • From: "Jeffrey L. Taylor" <suse@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Thu, 3 Feb 2005 11:56:23 -0600
  • Message-id: <20050203175623.GC15488@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Quoting jalal <the_jalal@xxxxxxxxxxx>:
> Jeffrey L. Taylor wrote:
> >Quoting jalal <the_jalal@xxxxxxxxxxx>:
> >>OK, this sounds silly, but on my 9.2 install, I can't find an xterm...
> >>nor can I find an xterm package.
> >>
> >
> ># rpm -qf `which xterm`
> >xorg-x11-6.8.1-15
> >
>
> Well thanks for the replies
>
> $ which xterm
> gives nothing.
> $ rpm -qf /usr/bin/xterm
> gives nothing (obviously).
>
> However, one of my machines (the server) does have /usr/bin/xterm.
> All machines installed from the same DVD set, but the server has only a
> minimal install (enough for a vnc setup), the other machines have, at
> some point, had the xorg-*.rpm's upgraded, so at some point, xterm has
> gone AWOL.
>
> I'll look into installing rxvt, maybe that will do the trick.
>
> cheers
> jalal
>
rxvt doesn't support UTF-8, so you may have problems with accented
characters. (I.e., I don't know which country is FM and what the
native language is.)

HTH,
Jeffrey

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