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Re: screen & emacs

From: Justin Lilly
Subject: Re: screen & emacs
Date: Wed, 2 Feb 2011 23:58:18 -0500

It seems as if you should be able to run a daemonized emacs. Multiple
clients can then connect to it without stealing each other's

Then again, it may not work like that, but it is at least something to look at.

On Wed, Feb 2, 2011 at 11:44 PM, Sam Steingold <address@hidden> wrote:
> I use gnu screen on a server S to which I connect using ssh from various
> client boxes (e.g., a windows desktop D and a linux laptop L).
> This is great: I always see the same shell sessions on S regardless
> where I connect from.
> There is only one problem: I run ssh with ForwardX11=yes, so when I
> start emacs on S, I see the usual GUI window on D or L (I still have to
> figure out the right setting for DISPLAY for some reason) which is
> precisely what I want.
> Alas, when I open an emacs on S while connected from D and then go over
> to L and ssh to S, then the screen session gets stolen from D and
> appears on L, __BUT__ the emacs window (again, emacs is running on S,
> but the window is shown on D) stays on D and does not go over to L
> automagically.
> Is there a way around this (except for "emacs -nw")?
> PS. One thing I hate about screen is that it does not terminate
> "gracefully" on reboot: it is killed so the bash histories of various
> widows are not saved...
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