XFCE from trunk problems
enrico.troeger at uvena.de
Tue Jun 3 07:27:38 CEST 2008
On Mon, 2 Jun 2008 20:08:12 -0700, "Brian J. Tarricone"
<bjt23 at cornell.edu> wrote:
> On Mon, 02 Jun 2008 21:23:06 +0200 Yves-Alexis Perez wrote:
> > On lun, 2008-06-02 at 11:15 -0700, Brian J. Tarricone wrote:
> > > > Another problem: If I press alt+f2 to execute an application, I
> > > write
> > > > xfce4-terminal but nothing happends... If I execute terminal, it
> > > open a
> > > > terminal then I write xfce4-terminal into the another terminal
> > > > and
> > > it
> > > > opens the new terminal (wohh!!! sorry for my english!)
> > >
> > > Why are you using xfce4-terminal? It is unmaintained and doesn't
> > > work
> > > very well. You should be using Terminal. Regardless, I have not
> > > experienced the problem you describe.
> > xfce4-terminal is Terminal name under Debian/Ubuntu. Terminal was
> > too generic for a package and a command name, so we had to rename
> > it. xfce4-terminal was chosen because nobody knew at that time that
> > there was another (dead already) project named like this.
> Right, but he's installing from SVN, so he'd get xfce4-terminal from
> the xfce4-terminal module, and Terminal from the terminal module.
Just an idea: why not moving the dead xfce4-terminal in SVN into the
xfce-archive repository, then it is still there but usually people
don't get in contact with it and so might bit less confused by two
terminal programs in Xfce.
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