When I click on terminal it shows in the menu but after few seconds, it disappears. I have no idea how to make it work. By the way, since the GUI installed this terminal never working. Is it related to rights?


  • What do you mean by rights? Are you using Ubuntu 16.04? – Kulfy Dec 11 '18 at 10:50
  • @Kulfy I guess the word rights means permissions (they are the same in my native language, too). – Melebius Dec 11 '18 at 11:31
  • @Melebius since OP said terminal isn't working since installation and far as I know even guests can launch terminal. I was just asking OP what kind of rights he is referring to. – Kulfy Dec 11 '18 at 11:35

Can you launch xterm? I've seen this issue before and what I had to do is to reinstall the terminal. If you can launch xterm you can do:

sudo apt-get remove --purge gnome-terminal
sudo apt-get install gnome-terminal

Does TTY work? Can you access terminal through pressing Ctrl+Alt+F5?

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