TERM is not set in guake since I upgraded to Maverick

Bug #644476 reported by Alejandro Díaz-Caro on 2010-09-21
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guake (Ubuntu)
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Bug Description

Binary package hint: guake

A command is worth a thousand words:

janus@katu ~ $ clear
TERM environment variable not set.
janus@katu ~ $ echo $TERM
dumb

It happens only in guake, I tryied xterm and gnome-terminal and both sets the TERM variable to xterm, so "clear" works.

ProblemType: Bug
DistroRelease: Ubuntu 10.10
Package: guake 0.4.2-1ubuntu1
ProcVersionSignature: Ubuntu 2.6.35-22.33-generic 2.6.35.4
Uname: Linux 2.6.35-22-generic i686
NonfreeKernelModules: nvidia
Architecture: i386
CheckboxSubmission: dde7aa8fd900cd9d547f3e5c1a1a7547
CheckboxSystem: d00f84de8a555815fa1c4660280da308
Date: Tue Sep 21 17:52:07 2010
ExecutablePath: /usr/lib/guake/guake.py
InstallationMedia: Ubuntu 10.04 LTS "Lucid Lynx" - Release i386 (20100429)
InterpreterPath: /usr/bin/python2.6
ProcEnviron:
 SHELL=/bin/bash
 LANG=fr_FR.utf8
 LANGUAGE=fr_FR:es_AR:en
SourcePackage: guake

Alejandro Díaz-Caro (janus) wrote :
Firas Kraïem (firas) wrote :

Already reported upstream.

http://guake.org/ticket/249

Phil Bayfield (philio) wrote :

This is a new bug introduced in the last couple of days, my guake was working fine yesterday but is broken after updating this morning.

Adam (adam-jackman) wrote :

Guake seems to need TERM set in the .bash_profile.

cat .bash_profile and see if it exists, a clean install doesn't have one

$ cat .bash_profile
cat: .bash_profile: No such file or directory

If the result is as above run the following

echo -e "TERM=linux\nexport TERM" > .bash_profile

This will create the .bash_profile with the correct settings, then either log out and in again or run the following to kill and re-load guake:

pkill -f "/usr/lib/guake/guake.py"
guake&

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