xfce4-terminal does not start

Vangelis Katsikaros vkatsikaros at gmail.com
Wed Jun 20 17:52:18 CEST 2018

Hi Igor

On Wed, Jun 20, 2018 at 6:17 PM, Igor Zakharov <f2404 at yandex.ru> wrote:

> 20.06.2018, 11:10, "Vangelis Katsikaros" <vkatsikaros at gmail.com>:
> I am making an Ubuntu 18.04 server with xfce on top. The reason is that I
> want a cloud VM with X.
> I followed the instructions https://www.digitalocean.com/
> community/tutorials/initial-server-setup-with-ubuntu-16-04  and
> https://www.digitalocean.com/community/tutorials/how-to-
> install-and-configure-vnc-on-ubuntu-16-04
> which correspond to these commands [1]
> I can connect fine to the remote machine via VNC and I can do GUI actions
> like clicking on the time, the startup/xfce mouse menu.
> However, when I click on the terminal nothing happens. dpgk shows that
> is installed.
> Any ideas on how I can debug/solve the problem?
> Hi Vangelis,
> Are you able to run any other GUI program, like mousepad or anything else?
> If yes, could you please install xterm, run xfce4-terminal from it and
> post the output?

Thanks for the quick response. Hm I should have mentioned that in the first
place. Yes, I can launch mousepad fine from "Start" -> "Accessories" ->

Another reply in the thread suggested "xfce4-terminal --disable-server"
which seems to be solving the issue.

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