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?
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