Description of problem:
Fedora20, freshly net-install'ed, then did "yum install mc".
Issuing mc either from gnome terminal, or from a vt doesn't initialize:
it just stays there until I do a Ctrl-C to it. Tried searching fedora
forum threads and also redhat bugzilla about it to no avail.
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
$ rpm -q mc gpm-libs
Steps to Reproduce:
1. Issue 'mc' from a console
mc doesn't startup
mc to startup with its two-pane interface
I have same problem, but if I stay 25 seconds, mc start.
I think it's also a bug, because when I was with F19 mc start quickly.
chepioq from the fedora forums noticed that mc actually takes _a lot_
of time to startup: I also verified that it almost took one minute to
The behavior stays the same if I upgrade to 4.8.12-2 from rawhide, or
downgrade to 4.6.2 from fc10/updates, therefore I guess the problem is
elsewhere that mc itself.
I find a solution on fedora-forum.
I add a line in my /etc/hosts file with my IP adress and my hostname, and now mc start quickly (1 second).
If that help you.
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