Gnome-terminal Output

Jerry Feldman gaf at
Wed Jun 9 20:18:56 UTC 2010

On 06/09/2010 04:09 PM, Overkill wrote:
> I tried that with many different options and it doesn't seem to work.  
> Either the script doesn't get started or the terminal output doesn't get 
> recorded.  I thought it would have been simple to run something like 
> 'gnome-terminal --geometry=132x43 script a.out'  with and without the | 
> but it doesn't work.  I'm really surprised that gnome doesn't have this 
> feature built in under the options somewhere.
While I don't believe that gnome-terminal has this capability, xterm
does, or at least used to:
'xterm -l ' will write to XtermLog.xxxx. I have not tested this on
Fedora 13, and it might be disabled for security reasons.

Jerry Feldman <gaf at>
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