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Re: I don't want to use xterm, why am I forced to use it any way?

On Thu, Feb 17, 2000 at 10:01:15AM +0100, Joost Claessen wrote:
> For a x terminal I like rxvt better then xterm. But when I start something
> from a window manager menu that I let debian update they always start in
> a xterm. When I let netscape start a telnet window, the standart debian
> preference say xterm. Why is this? There is an alternative x-terminal-emulator,
> nut why doesn't any package use it? I say let packages use the
> x-terminal-emulator and let the user decide where to point it to:
> xterm, rxvt, eterm, wterm, gnome-terminal, ect.

man update-alternatives

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