[Date Prev][Date Next] [Thread Prev][Thread Next] [Date Index] [Thread Index]

Re: xterm cannot execute xterm (fwd)

On Tue, Jul 04, 2000 at 07:28:28AM -0400, Roy John Little wrote:
> Dear list, I am resubmitting my question.  Anyone have any ideas?
> While upgrading my glib-gtk libraries, I tried to first uninstall the
> originals using dselect.  When I realized that my whole x-windows system
> was being uninstalled, I did a ^C.  What I notice now is that xterm, the
> window I use for most of my work, will not execute x-type commands: xterm,
> xvidtune, xlock, xdvi, etc.  If I call up a Bash window, using the Debian
> menu, this has no trouble with respect to executing x-commands.  What
> could have gone wrong?

I'd suggest reinstalling your X packages.  Check the apt-get or dpkg man
pages for the forced reinstall syntax.

What's your $PATH look like from xterm and the bash terminal?

Karsten M. Self <kmself@ix.netcom.com>     http://www.netcom.com/~kmself
 Evangelist, Opensales, Inc.                    http://www.opensales.org
  What part of "Gestalt" don't you understand?   Debian GNU/Linux rocks!
   http://gestalt-system.sourceforge.net/    K5: http://www.kuro5hin.org
GPG fingerprint: F932 8B25 5FDD 2528 D595 DC61 3847 889F 55F2 B9B0

Reply to: