View Full Version : [ubuntu] open a program from terminal

March 9th, 2009, 02:22 PM
Iv created a menu item to a program, but instead of just executing the program, I first want it to open a terminal and then execute it from there- how do I go about doing this?

I pasted the command gnome-terminal -e before the address, but it doesnt work

March 9th, 2009, 02:49 PM
That probably did work, but the thing is, the terminal will close as soon as that program ends, which may have been quite quickly? Also try
gnome-terminal --COMMAND=<program>