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can't type in terminal

asked 2012-10-18 23:28:53 +0000

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whenever i start i3 or any other tiling wm, I can't type into the terminal. I can type into any other program, like nightly, and it works fine. I just can't type into terminal.

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Which of the many terminals have you tried? How you start 'em? Do you get a window for the terminal? And a prompt at all?

joepd gravatar imagejoepd ( 2012-10-19 05:41:30 +0000 )edit

try changing colors in profile. when i first used i3, colors defaulted to black text on black background.

flipper T gravatar imageflipper T ( 2012-10-19 13:20:11 +0000 )edit

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answered 2012-12-05 17:35:50 +0000

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updated 2012-12-05 17:52:22 +0000

Michael gravatar image

Try changing the color of your font/background, I just had the same problem.

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