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Re: just now made an emacs (on gnome). Problem: thinks I'm vt100 or some


From: Steph
Subject: Re: just now made an emacs (on gnome). Problem: thinks I'm vt100 or something!
Date: Thu, 20 Jan 2011 07:14:50 -0800 (PST)
User-agent: G2/1.0

On Jan 18, 3:52 am, address@hidden (David Combs) wrote:

> So, what might I have done wrong?

If emacs didn't start in a new window, the first thing *I* would check
is your DISPLAY environment variable:

echo $DISPLAY

Without it, Emacs will start in tty mode even if you compiled with X
support.


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