loic.grenie at gmail.com
Sat Nov 29 21:43:31 UTC 2008
2008/11/29 Donny George <donny008 at gmail.com>:
> On Sat, Nov 29, 2008 at 2:40 AM, Nils Kassube <kassube at gmx.net> wrote:
>> Loïc Grenié wrote:
>> > What "command line" are you talking about ?
>> I mean the command line you get with CTRL-ALT-F1 etc.
>> > If it is a command-line
>> > inside an Xterm, Konsole, Console or whatever running under fluxbox,
>> > you should not have any problem.
>> I agree, but obviously Donny isn't using a terminal program because the
>> DISPLAY variable isn't set.
>> > If the command-line is a console
>> > (obtained by Ctrl-Alt-F1) then the DISPLAY variable is not set. You can
>> > start firefox in that case by
>> > DISPLAY=:0 firefox -p
>> > or
>> > export DISPLAY=:0
>> > firefox -p
>> That should work if X is running but then you still can't see anything of
>> firefox because you are still at the command line.
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> I started the xtrem( this is the command line i am talking about ) and it is
> frmo here that i try to start the mozilla with the command firefox -p
> as from the replies i understand that i should go for CTRL-ALT-F7 then type
> firefox -p or else try to add mozilla to the fluxbox menu
> am i right ?
You don't need to do Ctrl-Alt-F7 if you are running an xterm. The command
firefox by itself should work (but apparently it does not). Try
just to see if that works. Your situation sounds REALLY strange however.
Hope this helps,
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