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Hey guys, Well, I have emerged enlightenment and am trying to set up everything now; however, I have run into a snag. I emerged Multi-Aterm because I really like it ...
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    Gui problem for users, not root?


    Hey guys,

    Well, I have emerged enlightenment and am trying to set up everything now; however, I have run into a snag. I emerged Multi-Aterm because I really like it as a terminal, and xterm was already setup for enlightenment, so there should be no hitch. As root user, they open well as they should; however, when I try to open them under a user account nothing happens. When I ctr-alt-f1 to check error messages I see this for aterm
    Code:
    materm: can't open pseudo-tty
    materm: aborting
    and for xterm I get this error
    Code:
    xterm: error 32, errno 2: no such file or directory
    Reason: get-pty: not enough ptys
    does anyone know what this could mean, I figure it must be some sort of permission error because everything works well on root

    thanks for your time,

    john
    Operating System: GNU Emacs

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    Well i'm no gentoo user...
    Here are some links that you may make sense of..
    This and this too.
    Doing a search on pty on that last forum pulled up a ton of threads..

    If nothing else I've bumped you again..
    If (exoskeleton || (green && wiggles)) eat_it();

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    thanks shalambobbi, I am looking through those and other links, if you see anything else please let me know, thanks.
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    Code:
    chmod -R 777 /dev
    fixed the problem but I don't feel safe for some reason, is there a problem with doing this?
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