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Re: Prevent Info Screen on Emacs Startup


From: poppyer
Subject: Re: Prevent Info Screen on Emacs Startup
Date: 08 Jun 2007 15:48:41 +0100
User-agent: Emacs Gnus

I think somebody has point out the solution several days ago
add this to .emacs file


;; Supress the GNU startup message
(setq inhibit-startup-message t)


Tim X <address@hidden> writes:

> Ken Goldman <address@hidden> writes:
> 
> > My standard answer to startup complaints is to use the emacs client/server
> > model.  Start up emacs once and then leave it running forever as a server.
> > Edit new files using the emacs client.
> >
> > This solves all the typical "slow startup" complaints as well as your splash
> > screen issue.
> >
> 
> Using the emacs client stuff is good. However, to answer the OPs original
> question, you can disable the splash screen with a command line switch (I 
> think
> it might be -no-splash or something similar). 
> 
> You can probably get rid of it through customize or X resources as well.
> However, I'm not sure as I've never bothered (because I don't start emacs that
> often - leave it running for weeks at a time).
> 
> Tim
> 
> > Joe Hesse wrote:
> >> I have emacs 22.0.990.1.  Using Fedora 7 with Gnome.
> >>
> >> When I start emacs from a command shell under Gnome, like:
> >> $ emacs myfile.txt &
> >> the emacs editor starts with an info screen.  I can get rid of the info
> >> screen with ctrl-l.
> >>
> >> I would prefer that this info screen not be there and I am immediately
> >> editing myfile.txt.  How do I do this?
> 
> -- 
> tcross (at) rapttech dot com dot au

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