[nSLUG] Emacs + LXDE
montestevens at openmailbox.org
Wed Apr 12 06:56:34 ADT 2017
Douglas Guptill <dguptill at accesswave.ca> writes:
> On Tue, Apr 11, 2017 at 12:09:55PM -0300, robbie macg wrote:
>> Set up a new install on a little netbook I inherited recently. I'm running
>> Fedora 25 with an LXDE front end. So far so good, except for one thing...
>> When I run Emacs (GUI) there's some kind of miscommunication that results
>> in the minibuffer (bottom part of the application window where commands
>> appear as you type them) rendering behind the panel at the bottom of the
>> screen or otherwise out of view. Google offers little in the way of advice.
>> Any LUG members have thoughts about how I should try to tackle this problem?
> Dump the 'emacs' package, and install 'emacs-nox'. Then start emacs
> like this: 'lxterminal -e emacs file-name', or just 'emacs'. F10 will
> get you a menu bar.
LXDE trumps Emacs? How about dumping LXDE for cwm.
Seriously though. What happens when you run `emacs -Q`? Any change?
This test would rule out anything in your .emacs file.
I had a problem similar to this in fluxbox. The mini-buffer and the
mode line were off the bottom of the screen each time I started emacs.
I fixed this problem by not using fluxbox anymore.
I can't seem to reproduce your issue in LXDE on Debian testing.
What are your Panel Preferences? (Right click on the Panel, Panel
Settings.) I've got:
- edge = bottom
- alignment = left
- margin = 0
- monitor = 1
- width = 100%
- height = 26 px
- icon size = 24 px
- make window managers treat the panel as dock = yes
- reserve space, and not covered by maximized windows = yes
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