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Thread: Cannot open your terminal '/dev/pts/3' - please check.

  1. #1
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    Cannot open your terminal '/dev/pts/3' - please check.

    Hello I have this error msg:

    Code:
    ~$ screen
    Cannot open your terminal '/dev/pts/3' - please check.

    Thank you in advance!
    Cheers

  2. #2
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    Re: Cannot open your terminal '/dev/pts/3' - please check.

    Could you please give some more info? What are you trying to do?

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    Re: Cannot open your terminal '/dev/pts/3' - please check.

    Quote Originally Posted by ubudog View Post
    Could you please give some more info? What are you trying to do?
    simply. I open my openbox.

    start xterm, do
    Code:
    sux username
    then want to use screen.

    I type screen. and error

  4. #4
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    Re: Cannot open your terminal '/dev/pts/3' - please check.

    I don't actually understand what are you trying to say here. without further information , I can't help you. But. try, to reinstall that "screen" back

    sudo apt-get remove
    sudo apt-get install

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    Re: Cannot open your terminal '/dev/pts/3' - please check.

    Also, I recommend compiling the program from here...

    http://www.gnu.org/software/screen/

    But, before that, remove screen.

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