View Full Version : [ubuntu] fbterm + ucimf under Ubuntu 11.04 (can't open frame buffer device; segmentation fault

May 15th, 2011, 03:15 AM
Made the following commands:

$ sudo aptitude install fbterm
$ sudo aptitude install libucimf0 fbterm-ucimf ucimf-openvanilla openvanilla-imgeneric fbterm

Run: LC_CTYPE=zh_TW.UTF-8 fbterm -i fbterm_ucimf

System returns:
can't open frame buffer device!
Segmentation fault

Additional information:
-Ubuntu 11.04 under wubi install
-user already added to video group (checked "User and Group" )

Thanks for your help!

May 30th, 2011, 12:37 PM
just try to start fbterm with sudo. this should fix your problem. If you don't want to run fbterm always as sudo perhaps the modification of the permissions for your /dev/fb0 could fix that.