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Re: [Emacs, Xorg?] Different icons for servers

From: Rasmus
Subject: Re: [Emacs, Xorg?] Different icons for servers
Date: Thu, 09 Apr 2015 15:56:57 +0200
User-agent: Gnus/5.13 (Gnus v5.13) Emacs/25.0.50 (gnu/linux)

Hi Javier,

Javier <address@hidden> writes:

>> I would like to start Emacs servers, that are recognized as separate
>> programs and have separate icons.
>> I would like to communicate to X or my DE (Gnome-Shell) that each Emacs
>> server is a separate program with it's own "class".  I think this is would
>> be "changing the x-resource-class for each server" in Emacs lingo.
> My guess is that if you are using emacs compiled with gtk toolkit (it
> is the default) it will ignore the x-resources .
> Try emacs compiled with the lucid toolkit.  You can look in your
> distro for an emacs-lucid package or compile it yourself with
> ./configure --with-x-toolkit=lucid  ; make ; sudo make install

I quite like Emacs with GTK.  So given that I compile with GTK toolkit, I
would like to find a solution.

> lucid will cooperate with x-resources.  If that doesn't work try
> replacing gnome with a simple window manager, not a desktop
> environment.

I also use i3, but less so these days since I got more RAM.

> Gnome (also possibly kde and other desktops) may have dropped
> x-resources usage.

I don't think so, but I'm not sure.



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