Terminal in System Tools doesn't work

Bug #25959 reported by David Briscoe on 2005-11-20
4
Affects Status Importance Assigned to Milestone
xfce4-terminal (Ubuntu)
Medium
Michael Vogt

Bug Description

Using Add Applications in Applications menu, you can add Terminal to System
Tools, but it doesn't work. If you try to launch, it says:

Error
Cannot launch entry
Details: Failed to execute child process "Terminal" (No such file or directory)

(Note that it appears to be a different Terminal from the one in
Applications/Accessories. The icon is a dollar sign inside of a terminal window.)

Senko Rasic (senko) wrote :

Thanks for your bug report.

The upstream author uses 'Terminal' as the binary name, and
the Debian and Ubuntu packages use 'xfce4-terminal', but
the .desktop file in the Applications menu isn't changed
to reflect that.

Senko Rasic (senko) wrote :

Created an attachment (id=5045)
Fix for the .desktop file

This patch fixes the .desktop file to point to use xfce4-terminal instead
of Terminal as the binary name.

Gauvain Pocentek (gpocentek) wrote :

This issue has been fixed in dapper.
Closing the bug.

Changed in xfce4-terminal:
status: Unconfirmed → Fix Released
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