[nSLUG] Emacs + LXDE
dguptill at accesswave.ca
Wed Apr 12 21:20:44 ADT 2017
On Wed, Apr 12, 2017 at 04:31:41AM -0300, Mike Spencer wrote:
> Douglas Guptill <dguptill at accesswave.ca> wrote:
> > On Tue, Apr 11, 2017 at 09:00:43PM -0300, Mike Spencer wrote:
> > [snip]
> >> But emacs -nw in an xterm is not fully X-aware.
> > That is the point. When emacs tries to be X-aware, it gets into
> > trouble. Long latencies when ssh'ing to remote machines.
> Do you mean running emacs on the remote machine with the window on the
> localhost X display?
> > Especially if those remote machines are running a different
> > GNU/Linux. And/or a different version of X. Or it used to.
> Huh. I don't recall any problem with emacs in its own window. But I
> run a very old emacs (20.7.2)
The issue arose several years, Debian versions, and emacs versions
ago. After a Debian upgrade, IIRC. Needless to say, I don't remember
> Anybody else trying to read stuff by Yaneer Bar-Yam, New England
> Complex Systems Institute?
Too complex for me. I'm still trying to figure out what goes on
inside my head.
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