Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 467553
Update to Eterm 0.9.5-1 breaks text selection (copy and paste)
Last modified: 2008-11-22 11:52:08 EST
Description of problem:
After updating to Eterm 0.9.5-1 text selection is no longer possible. Upon releasing the mouse button after a text selection the selection disappears and text is not copied. Eterm 0.9.4-10 works fine.
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
Steps to Reproduce:
1.Open an Eterm and select text to copy
Text is not highlighted or copied
Text should remain highlighted and copied
Strange, I not able not reproduce this on 4-5 different systems.
I need more info about your enviroment, are you using GNOME, e16, e or KDE or something different?
X server? ati, nvidia, intel or? locale info would be nice too.
Your system is updated with latest updates?
Does xterm, aterm, rxvt or similar work?
Can you try to reset Eterm to default config (rename .Eterm to
My system is updated with the latest updates as of 10/18/09
I am using KDE 4.1
X server is Intel (945GM)
Xterm works as expected, aterm, rxvt not installed. konsole works as expected.
Renamed .Eterm to .Eterm-bug with no effect.
Thanks for the report Tim.
I have noe confirmed the following on FC10:
0.9.4 ok ok
0.9.5 ok broken
Will ping upstream about the bug.
Ok, seems like a patch to fix such problem actually broke it.
Please try the package found here:
The eterm package at http://terjeros.fedorapeople.org/eterm/ resolve the issue for me.
eterm-0.9.5-2.fc9 has been submitted as an update for Fedora 9.
eterm-0.9.5-2.fc10 has been submitted as an update for Fedora 10.
eterm-0.9.5-2.fc8 has been submitted as an update for Fedora 8.
eterm-0.9.5-2.fc9 has been pushed to the Fedora 9 stable repository. If problems still persist, please make note of it in this bug report.
eterm-0.9.5-2.fc8 has been pushed to the Fedora 8 stable repository. If problems still persist, please make note of it in this bug report.
eterm-0.9.5-2.fc10 has been pushed to the Fedora 10 stable repository. If problems still persist, please make note of it in this bug report.