Lines wrapping in Terminal 0.4.2 (Xfce 4.6.1)

Yves-Alexis Perez corsac at
Fri Oct 23 11:05:40 CEST 2009

Daniele C. a écrit :
> Hello,
> on Arch Linux I am using package xfce-utils 4.6.1-1, which includes the
> terminal. Whenever a line is too long, its wrapping overwrites the
> current line instead of going into the next line; this makes the
> Terminal unusable.
> The problem can be easily fixed by running 'shopt -s checkwinsize' in
> the shell profile; is this a known issue to you? Should the xfce4-utils
> package require a config script (in /etc/conf.d/) with such command?
It looks a bit like a problem in your shell, I don't have that here.
shopt looks like a bash builtin, so it'd confirm you need to tune your
config, not the terminal.

If I try to run bash here, checkwinsize is already on “on”.


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