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Re: getting emacs to use GUI mode


From: Thr4wn
Subject: Re: getting emacs to use GUI mode
Date: Wed, 23 Jul 2008 12:33:32 -0700 (PDT)
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On Jul 21, 6:40 pm, Joost Diepenmaat <address@hidden> wrote:
> 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.
>
> --
> Joost Diepenmaat | blog:http://joost.zeekat.nl/| work:http://zeekat.nl/

I am able to start any x program (like iceweasel) from that psuedo-
terminal. Is there some way to determine if I have the nox version?

-Thr4wn


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