Bug#434560: gnome-terminal: cursor up/down dont't work

Vivien o_viko_o at yahoo.fr
Wed Jul 25 01:23:41 UTC 2007

Followup-For: Bug #434560

Daniel Leidert wrote:
> I'm hit by this issue too. Unfortunately the issue doesn't go away by
> downgrading the libvte* packages. Any ideas?
Actually downgrading the package libvte9 from version 0.16.6-2 to
version 0.16.6-1 solves the problem of the UP/DOWN arrows in
gnome-terminal as well as in xfce4-terminal for me.

-- System Information:
Debian Release: lenny/sid
  APT prefers unstable
  APT policy: (990, 'unstable'), (850, 'testing'), (760, 'stable'), (10,
Architecture: i386 (i686)

Kernel: Linux 2.6.21-2-k7
Locale: LANG=en_US.UTF-8, LC_CTYPE=en_US.UTF-8 (charmap=UTF-8)
Shell: /bin/sh linked to /bin/bash

Versions of packages libvte9 depends on:
ii  libatk1.0-0             1.18.0-2         The ATK accessibility toolkit
ii  libc6                   2.6-3            GNU C Library: Shared libraries
ii  libcairo2               1.4.10-1         The Cairo 2D vector
graphics libra
ii  libfontconfig1          2.4.2-1.2        generic font configuration
ii  libfreetype6            2.3.5-1+b1       FreeType 2 font engine,
shared lib
ii  libglib2.0-0            2.12.13-1        The GLib library of C routines
ii  libgtk2.0-0             2.10.13-1        The GTK+ graphical user
ii  libice6                 2:1.0.3-3        X11 Inter-Client Exchange
ii  libncurses5             5.6+20070716-1   Shared libraries for
terminal hand
ii  libpango1.0-0           1.16.4-3         Layout and rendering of
ii  libpng12-0              1.2.15~beta5-2   PNG library - runtime
ii  libsm6                  2:1.0.3-1+b1     X11 Session Management library
ii  libvte-common           1:0.16.6-2       Terminal emulator widget
for GTK+
ii  libx11-6                2:1.0.3-7        X11 client-side library
ii  libxcursor1             1:1.1.8-2        X cursor management library
ii  libxext6                1:1.0.3-2        X11 miscellaneous extension
ii  libxfixes3              1:4.0.3-2        X11 miscellaneous 'fixes'
ii  libxft2                 2.1.12-2         FreeType-based font drawing
ii  libxi6                  2:1.1.1-1        X11 Input extension library
ii  libxinerama1            1:1.0.2-1        X11 Xinerama extension library
ii  libxrandr2              2:1.2.1-1        X11 RandR extension library
ii  libxrender1             1:0.9.2-1        X Rendering Extension
client libra
ii  zlib1g                  1: compression library - runtime

libvte9 recommends no packages.

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