Re: [As-users] Afterstep on terminals

steve downes (
Sun, 08 May 2005 11:07:54 +0100

Kacper Kornet wrote:

>On Sat, May 07, 2005 at 11:44:07AM +0100, steve downes wrote:
>>I've installed afterstep 2.00.04-3 from debian testing onto my new 
>>server machine & on that machine it is working great. If I run afterstep 
>>on any of the X-terminals ( running off that the " " menus 
>>come out as a box with noise in it, no text. Clicking on areas of the 
>>box produce results (I can open a terminal window, a child window etc. 
>>from here) but I cannot read the options.
>Yesterday I had a similar problem when I tried AfterStep-2.00.05 on my thin
>client. The solution which I found is to use  the --disable-shmimage option
>during compilation of AfterStep.
>Best wishes,
Err! Bother!

As I use Debian I hardly ever compile from source. However I , 
theoretically, know how to so I'll look into that.

Many thanks

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