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Re: Colors through Putty

From: Paulo J. Matos
Subject: Re: Colors through Putty
Date: Thu, 17 Dec 2009 09:30:52 +0000

On Wed, Dec 16, 2009 at 3:10 PM, Colin S. Miller
<address@hidden> wrote:
> Paulo J. Matos wrote:
>> Hello,
>> I have to access emacs from a Windows ssh shell (chose Putty) and the
>> terminal shows absolutely no colors.
>> Is there a way to configure emacs to be coloured through Putty? Or, is
>> there a better ssh shell than Putty?
>> Cheers,
> Is it possible to install an xserver on your windows box? (MinGW and Cygwin
> are both open source;
> there are others, some might even been free-beer).
> This will allow emacs to open a full display on your windows machine.
> HTH,
> Colin S. Miller

That's an excellent idea. I have MinGW installed but I have no idea
how to configure it to do that. Any tutorials out there? Do I need to
get something like Xming or is it already distrubuted with MinGW?

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