Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 128624
apps run in b/w when su - is used in gnome-terminal
Last modified: 2007-11-30 17:10:46 EST
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Description of problem:
When launching programs from a gnome-terminal after running/logging in
using su - the programs come up without any color attributes.
mc gives the below error in gnome-terminal.
subshell.c: couldn't open master side of pty
pty_open_master: No such file or directory
Mutt does not display errors but does come up without color.
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
Steps to Reproduce:
1. Open gnome-terminal
2. su - to root env
3. Launch mc or mutt
Actual Results: When launching mc or mutt from an su - terminal. It
comes up in black and white.
Expected Results: mc and mutt to be in color within the su - environment
This does not happen if su w/o the - is given for logging into root or
does it happen as a regular user.
As a comparative program. setup comes up in color within an su -
I just tried to su- after updating to the latest version of
gnome-terminal. The colors for mc and mutt are back again.