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Re: getting emacs to use GUI mode


From: Joost Diepenmaat
Subject: Re: getting emacs to use GUI mode
Date: Tue, 22 Jul 2008 00:40:03 +0200
User-agent: Gnus/5.101 (Gnus v5.10.10) Emacs/23.0.60 (gnu/linux)

Thr4wn <address@hidden> writes:

> Is there a way to force emacs to use the X display? I read that
> setting DISPLAY env var will do that, but that does not seem to work
> -- its value is already set to ":0.0", but emacs still runs in CLI
> mode. There also isn't any kind of error or warning, it just simply
> loads in CLI mode.
>
> Would a greater understanding of X11 server/client system be required
> to solve this problem, or am I still missing something else?
>
> I am using...
>
> Debian Etch
> gnome-terminal
> emacs 22.1.1

Can you start other X programs using the same terminal? If so, you may
have installed the emacs22-nox package instead of the emacs22-gtk
package. emacs22-nox is the version without X support.

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