something strange about xfce4 terminal(0.4.4)

Nick Schermer nickschermer at
Wed Apr 28 13:15:21 CEST 2010

On Wed, Apr 28, 2010 at 1:02 PM, Brian J. Tarricone <brian at> wrote:
> On 04/28/2010 02:30 AM, mr my wrote:
>> my system is gentoo linux
> [...]
>>     the cursor is "black", always black,
> I just noticed this starting to happen to me yesterday, after a bunch of
> system updates (using gentoo here, also).  I suspect it might have
> something to do with upgrading to vte 0.24.0; unfortunately I can't
> downgrade because vte 0.22.5 specifies GTK_DISABLE_DEPRECATED, and I'm
> using gtk 2.20.0, which has things like GTK_WIDGET_REALIZED()
> deprecated.  (I suppose I could hack vte's build system to get it to
> work, but... busy.)
> Interestingly, if I type something and then move the (invisible) cursor
> back over letters I've typed, the letters change color slightly (though
> there still isn't an actual cursor).  So *something* is happening with
> the cursor, at least.

Works fine here running 0.24.1, but haven't noticed the problem with
0.24.0 either.


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