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On Fri, 28 Feb 2003 MWalter@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx wrote:

> Just loaded up my first Linux workstation. Using Slackware 8.1 w/ KDE 3.0.

I'm using the same.  Welcome to serenity :)

> Downloaded tn5250 (0.16.5)  from and installed it. If I
> issue from terminal: tn5250 env.DEVNAME='LINUX01' Everything
> works fine. However when I try to create a desktop link to this
> application, it will try to initialize then just quit. If I tell the
> 'shortcut' (I'm a windows guy) to run in  terminal, it tries to start a
> terminal session then just quits. Here is the string I'm using:
> '/usr/local/bin/tn5250' env.DEVNAME='LINUX01'

tn5250 is a console application.  What you want to use is xt5250 which is
basically tn5250 run through an xterm.  Try this:

xt5250 env.DEVNAME='LINUX01'

Then you should be able to make a shortcut in KDE that runs that command.
Email me or bug me on the midrangedotcom chat room if you have any

James Rich

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