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Re: getting emacs to use GUI mode


From: Thr4wn
Subject: Re: getting emacs to use GUI mode
Date: Fri, 25 Jul 2008 12:08:41 -0700 (PDT)
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On Jul 25, 3:54 am, Joost Diepenmaat <address@hidden> wrote:
> Thr4wn <address@hidden> writes:
> > On Jul 21, 6:40 pm, Joost Diepenmaat <address@hidden> wrote:
> >> 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.
>
> > 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?
>
> Since you're on debian, try:
>
> dpkg-query -s emacs22-nox
>
> and
>
> dpkg-query -s emacs22-gtk
>
> The Status: output line of those commands should contain "installed"
> for the package that's currently installed (only one of them may be
> installed at the same time).
>
> Alternatively, you can try to install emacs22-gtk, which will replace
> the emacs22-nox package if that's currently installed:
>
> apt-get update
> apt-get install emacs22-gtk
>
> J.
>
> --
> Joost Diepenmaat | blog:http://joost.zeekat.nl/| work:http://zeekat.nl/

Thank you, that was the problem :)

-Thr4wn


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