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My system is CentOS 6. X window is gnome 2.28.2 , Why do i chick the terminal of Desktop that has been closed automatically.

there before, i have set the options

profile preferences -> title and Command -> Command -> Run a custom command instead of my shell Then, close the terminal , and open it again, it does't work as my description.

But, i switch to another user to open the gnome-terminal that is work .

How do i fix it ?


edit the file $vi .gconf/apps/gnome-terminal/profiles/Default/%gconf.xml set the custom_command option as

<entry name="custom_command" mtime="1368087662" type="string"> <stringvalue>Default</stringvalue> </entry>

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migrated from May 8 '13 at 9:17

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This option has more followed duty:

When command exits: Exit terminal.

You just change it to hold terminal open.

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i just enter the command ``` rvm use 1.9.2 --default```, how do i change it, i cannot open terminal now. – coolesting May 8 '13 at 8:03

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