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Re: emacs and emacsclient on different displays


From: Jim Barbour
Subject: Re: emacs and emacsclient on different displays
Date: Fri, 30 Oct 2009 09:12:32 -0700
User-agent: Mutt/1.5.18 (2008-05-17)

Hey Suvaya,

Could you be more specific which thread you're referring to?

The page you provided has a whole lot of them :)

Thanks,

Jim

On Fri, Oct 30, 2009 at 08:47:20AM -0700, suvayu ali wrote:
> Hi Jim,
> 
> I think my previous reply didn't go through, if this is a double post,
> I apologise.
> 
> 2009/10/26 Jim Barbour <address@hidden>:
> > Hey Folks,
> >
> > Should I be able to run emacs and emacsclient on different displays?
> >
> > i.e. start emacs on my linux machine in my office, set a server name
> > and start an emacs server.  Do work.  Then, come home, ssh into the
> > office, and run emacsclient and use the same buffers I was using at
> > work.   I'd like all of this to be in X windows, not in a TTY.
> >
> > i.e.
> >
> > host1 % echo DISPLAY
> > localhost:0.0
> > host1 % emacs...
> > eval: (setq server-name "test1")
> > eval: (start-server)
> > ...
> >
> > <later>
> >
> > host1 % echo $DISPLAY
> > localhost:14.0
> > host1 % emacsclient -s test1 -c foo
> > Waiting for Emacs...X11 connection rejected because of wrong authentication.
> > *ERROR*: Connection lost to X server `localhost:14.0'
> >
> > However, if I run xterm at that same prompt, it comes up just fine.
> >
> > Can anyone let me know if what I want to do here is possible, and what
> > I might be doing wrong?
> 
> Look at this message,
> http://lists.gnu.org/archive/html/help-gnu-emacs/2009-09/threads.html.
> The rest of the thread is also very instructive about how emacsclient
> and tramp works.
> 
> GL
> -- 
> Suvayu
> 
> Open source is the future. It sets us free.
> 




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