After installing the stable nvidia driver for Quadra 4000 (opensuse 64-bit: NVIDIA-Linux-x86_64-331.20.run), I had some strange behavior in my gnome terminals. These problems disappear after downgrading to NVIDIA-Linux-x86_64-310.19.run.
- When running a command-line application, I can no longer use ctrl-C to terminate.
I can use ctrl-Z, then kill the process. But ctrl-C gets swallowed up. Even if I am just at the command prompt, the ctrl-C is not recognized. I checked to see if the keyboard shortcuts for gnome terminal had been changed, but no they had not. Copy is still the normal ctrl-shift-C.
- When I type “exit” from the command line, I lose my prompt but the gnome terminal does not close.
The only way I have to close the window is to use File->Close Window, or press the “X”. Again, I checked the gnome terminal settings. One setting controls what to do when the shell exits, and one of the possible settings is “hold”, keep the window open. But my setting was to close the window. I set it to “hold”, and then back again. No help. I can’t get shell exit to close the terminal window.
Keep in mind, by simply downgrading to an old version of the driver, these problems disappeared. I’m back to normal again.
I would like to upgrade my driver, but I won’t do it until I can use my gnome terminals in the normal way. Any help is very much appreciated!!