Bug 747225 - No default terminal command has been defined
No default terminal command has been defined
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: gnome-settings-daemon (Show other bugs)
x86_64 Linux
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Assigned To: Bastien Nocera
Fedora Extras Quality Assurance
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Reported: 2011-10-19 03:11 EDT by Robert Smol
Modified: 2013-02-13 06:46 EST (History)
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Description Robert Smol 2011-10-19 03:11:51 EDT
Description of problem:
Modify keyboard settings, shortcut and set Alt-t to launch terminal. Close, pres Alt-t and adialog saying "No terminal command has been defined".

Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
Fedora 16 Beta

How reproducible:

Steps to Reproduce:
1. Launch Settings Keyboard
2. Modify shortcut for launching terminal to Alt-T
3. Pres Alt-T
Actual results:
Error dialog

Expected results:
Launching new instance of terminal

Additional info:
On the net I've found the fix it to run:
gconftool-2 --type=string --set "/desktop/gnome/applications/terminal/exec"      "gnome-terminal"

I am not sure if this is because of gconf/dconf changes
Comment 1 Arik Kfir 2011-11-04 21:14:49 EDT
The fix mentioned above works for me, 10x.
Comment 2 Matt Chan 2011-11-08 11:12:22 EST
I had the same problem on F16 release. The workaround was successful.
Comment 3 Matthias Clasen 2011-11-08 13:25:52 EST
The problem here might be that the default value for this key is stored in
which belongs to libgnome.

Is libgnome installed on your system ?
Comment 4 Matt Chan 2011-11-08 13:40:58 EST
That might be it. Libgnome is not included by default from a livecd install?

Comment 5 bappman 2011-11-08 14:02:09 EST
I had this problem and didn't have libgnome installed. Problem solved after an install of libgnome.
Comment 6 laus 2011-11-11 06:31:17 EST
Had the same problem - installing libgnome did not help, but the workaround did
Comment 7 Andreas Loening 2011-11-17 22:10:48 EST
Had the same problem. I tried setting the /desktop/gnome/applications/terminal/exec gconf value, but that didn't fix it. Installing libgnome did fix it.
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