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After updating to Ubuntu 10.10, I get an error in Guake.

"Error opening terminal: unknown."

It happens when I try open nano, pico and some other programs. They work normally in the normal terminal.

Any ideas why this is happening or is it happening to anyone else?

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up vote 2 down vote accepted

It's a bug in vte. a fix is impending.

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