gnome-terminal "paint" issues?
deron.meranda at gmail.com
Thu Nov 17 23:22:13 UTC 2011
On Thu, Nov 17, 2011 at 4:59 PM, Brian Ericson <bericson at ptc.com> wrote:
> I'm having "one-off" issues with gnome-terminal on my laptop. At the
> bottom of the terminal, the results of a command typically (but not
> always) don't display until I hit "enter" a second time and PgUp/PgDown
> in man pages or vim oftentimes don't do anything (then, when the key is
> hit again, the result will be 2x rather than 1x).
> Anyone know what might cause this?
I don't know, but here's a few things that may give you or others here a clue:
Also, are you only logged into the local machine just using a plain
bash shell, or are you say ssh'ed into another? Or using the
"screen(1)" command? Or using a keyboard KVM switch?
Look at your terminal profile preferences, and in particular under
scrolling see if "scroll on keystrokes" is checked.
Check your $TERM environment variable.
If you resize the terminal window (and press enter), do the values for
the environment variables $COLUMNS and $LINES change?
What are your terminal device settings? Run: stty -a
Are you using any Gnome universal access features, or have perhaps
changed your Compose key binding or other keyboard layout settings?
You can also try using the on-screen keyboard and see if it behaves
differently than your real keyboard (pull down the Gnome Universal
Access menu from the gnome bar at the top right and choose "Screen
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