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    Default Xterm hangs frequently

    Hi everyone,

    I found very annoying problem using xterm (I am not sure for other terminals).
    When I edit my program using vim and xterm, it was frequently frozen. There were two solution for this. 1) wait until it works, and 2) (weird solution) type anything to other applications, firefox, other xterm, or whatever. Then the frozen terminal works again.

    What is the problem and what is the permanent solution for this?

    SUSE 11.2
    KDE 4.3.1

    Thanks.

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    palladium NNTP User

    Default Re: Xterm hangs frequently

    irapohlf wrote:
    > What is the problem and what is the permanent solution for this?


    *strange*...hmmmm, the permanent solution is probably to file a bug
    report so it can get fixed, see
    http://en.opensuse.org/Submitting_Bug_Reports

    in the meantime you might wanna see if konsole, gnome-terminal, or
    Terminal (and, there are others too) have the same problem..

    if so i'd guess you have something wrong in your bashrc rather than a
    problem with xterm

    WAIT! i just now see your "Klipper doesn't work correctly" post and in
    it you say "Previously I used SUSE 10.2" and i wonder how you moved
    from 10.2 to 11.2....because if you tried to "upgrade" without doing a
    system format and clean install there is no way to tell what kind of
    stuff you left laying around that is messing up your 11.2 install's
    klipper and/or xterm..

    there *is* a reason that http://en.opensuse.org/Upgrade says "Starting
    with openSUSE 11.2, a live upgrade from the prior version of openSUSE
    11.1 is officially supported. This allows one to perform a complete
    operating system update in place, without reloading everything from
    scratch. For versions prior to 11.2 see Upgrade/Unsupported." and that
    referenced 'unsupported' blurb says to format, etc...

    --
    palladium

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