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Update from my personal hell

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On Thu, 13 Nov 2003 10:24:55 -0500
"Mark J. Dulcey" <mark at> wrote:

> John Chambers wrote:
> > 
> > Yeah; that's what I do.  But one problem  I  keep  stumbling 
> > across: Almost  every  linux  distribution has some terminal
> > emulator that is pushed instead of xterm, and xterm is  usually 
> > hidden  so  that  you waste  time  finding  it.  Often it's not to
> > be found anywhere in the menus, and it's not in the default user
> > path.  So you have to fire up the  approved  terminal  emulator,
> > hunt around for xterm, and type an'xterm' command.
> > 
> > And you need to take the time to add the directory to your  path, 
> > so you won't have to go through all that again later.
> Like SuSE, you mean? xterm IS in the menus (under System/Terminal 
> Applications), and it's in the path. True, they DO make konsole easier
> to get to (it has a toolbar icon) - after all, it is a KDE-centric 
> distro - but xterm isn't buried too deeply.
Specifically it's in the SuSE menu tree:
SuSE/System/Terminal Applications.
I simply make a button for it on the panel and the desktop.

- -- 
Jerry Feldman <gaf at>
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