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Re: xbindkeys and emacsclient

From: Joel J. Adamson
Subject: Re: xbindkeys and emacsclient
Date: Wed, 30 Jan 2008 09:50:03 -0500
User-agent: Gnus/5.13 (Gnus v5.13) Emacs/23.0.60 (gnu/linux)

Thierry Volpiatto <> writes:

> (Joel J. Adamson) writes:
>> Howdy There,
>> Has anyone had success running Emacs commands through xbindkeys?
>> For example:
>> /home/joel: Zshell> emacsclient -e "(emms-pause)"
>> works, but from my .xbindkeysrc:
>> "emacsclient -e \"(emms-pause)\""
>>     Mod4 + l
>> doesn't work.  Any suggestions?
>> I'm using Slackware Linux 12.0 and Fvwm 2.5.23.
>> Joel
> Did you check your keys with xev ?
> On fluxbox i set Mod4 l (no +)

Good question: I just tried xev and the key didn't register (the Window
key). However, those same bindings worked with audacious, only the
command is different.


Joel J. Adamson
Pediatric Psychopharmacology Research Unit
Massachusetts General Hospital
Boston, MA  02114
(617) 643-1432
(303) 880-3109

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