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Re: Can not get 21.3 in window mode


From: Kai Großjohann
Subject: Re: Can not get 21.3 in window mode
Date: Mon, 16 Jun 2003 11:21:11 +0200
User-agent: Gnus/5.1003 (Gnus v5.10.3) Emacs/21.3.50 (gnu/linux)

Karl Schmid <address@hidden> writes:

> I downloaded and compiled and installed Emacs 21.3 under SuSE Linux 8.0. 
> Everything went fine, except that starting emacs from the commandline 
> results in the no window (-nw) mode by default. 
>
> Compilation was done with x support on. However, I could not get further.
> What do I need to do (or where can I look up what to do) to start emacs
> in the X mode by default?

When you run "./configure ..other.args..", then it will print at the
end which settings it is going to use.  Did it print that it will use
X11?

>From the same shell where you type "emacs", can you start, say,
"xterm" there?  Maybe Emacs was not allowed to connect to the X display.

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