terminal not opening fix

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lateralus
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terminal not opening fix

Post by lateralus » Fri Aug 11, 2006 1:18 am

i was extreemly frusterated when i couldn't get my terminal running. And eventually i figured out how to fix it heres the fix.

ok so you have the gentoox graphical interface enabled otherwise i cant see how you have this problem with the terminal. Well sadly the only way i found to fix this is to reinstall gentoox but when it asks you if you want gui (the graphical interface for gentoox) select no. Then boot it up and it will display your ip address. SSH into your xbox and run magic. Then after magic is completed (actually when i ran magic it failed but it always does with my xbox for some reason but it doesn't matter if it fails or not) reboot your xbox and ssh into it again. type emerge xterm then when it's done type "rc-update add xdm default" to reinable the graphical interface. Then type "halt" to shutdown your xbox. Reboot and there you go your terminal is fixed.

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Post by Blackbelt » Sat Aug 12, 2006 12:56 pm

tanks for the fix it worked good for me (thow i didnt have to SSH couse i have a usb keyboard conected to my xbox)
Xbox:

version : 1.2
TSOP flashed
bios: cromwel 2.4
linux: native Gentoox home V6.0a
Programs : wine

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Post by ShALLaX » Sat Aug 12, 2006 2:06 pm

You know.. you could just SSH in and run "emerge xterm" yourself without reinstalling.

You could also try running konsole then emerge xterm from there.

You could hit ctrl-alt-f1 on your keyboard and emerge xterm from there.

Definitely no need to reinstall.
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