Re: Problems with xterms in latest Simian Gnome

On Fri, 15 Jun 2001, Ben FrantzDale wrote:

> On 15 Jun 2001 14:54:24 -0400, Rebecca Ore wrote:
> > I saw a mention of this earlier before I upgraded, I thought, but
> > haven't seen it in mail that I haven't deleted.  Is there a way to
> > return the system to allowing on the fly changing of font sizes in
> > xterms by control/right mouse button and changing scroll bar status
> > with control/middle mouse button?
> It works for me running the latest Ximian Gnome. If you are having
> problems it's probably that your window manager is grabbing ctrl+middle
> mouse for something else. (What window manager are you using?)

Sawfish, the release with the Ximian Gnome I downloaded last night.
I'd been using Sawfish before.  I switched to icewm and this isn't
happening with that, so you're right.  I also deleted the rpm for the
management of legacy xdefaults.

> > Just prefer the XFree86 xterm as it was to the Gnome terminal,
> > especially for slrn and mutt, with the functionality not stripped
> > away.
> (I'm not sure what you mean here)

Xterms as I'd set them were easier to read and tended to be less
cluttered and more responsive to mouse events than was the Gnome

Rebecca Ore

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