Re: xconsole won't allow input!?!
On Thu, 18 Apr 2002, Michael Kahle wrote:
> I made the decision today to install XFree86 with afterstep for a lightweight
> window manager. I managed to get everything working fine, but when I
> launch XConsole it won't let me put any input into the xconsole window.
This is normal. It only reads anything you send at /dev/xconsole. You
can have X start this automatically, with a little tweek (look around in
/etc/X11), and you can get your logs piped to it with a little tweek of
syslog.conf. The reason why xconsole exists should be clear now.
It sounds like you're looking for a terminal program. Try xterm, rvxt,
or some other similarly named app and see if that's what you expected.
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