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I am using Ubuntu 13.10 (with Gnome 3.10.1) and MonoDevelop

Before switching to GDM and Gnome 3 MonoDevelop worked just fine, but after switching I get this popup: "Could not connect to debugger" (as the picture shows, first the "Waiting.." popup pops up, then the could not connect (all this happens instantly)).

I am aware you can use the internal console (Project -> Options -> General) but it does not do it for me. I want the Gnome-terminal as I'm used to.

Does anyone know a fix to this? (Yes, I've tried reinstalling (including apt-get purge and removing the settings in ~/home)

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This is due to a recent gnome-terminal change. Recent gnome-terminal no longer accepts the --disable-factory argument.

Install the xterm package, then in a gnome-terminal session do the following:

$ monodevelop

This will cause monodevelop to use xterm as its external terminal and all should be well.

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I had a problem like that, I had deleted gnome-terminal and everything is going smoothly now.

Just make sure that xterm is installed on your system

This solve the problem of the absence of the output terminal when you run your program and the problem of Monodevelop cannot connect to debugger

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Terse answer like this one do not meet the minimum requirements on this site. Pls provide some context to your proposed solution, like why it works, which bug it fixes, and so on. – MariusMatutiae Jun 17 at 16:26

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