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Re: [Orgmode] emacs on the N800

From: Adam Spiers
Subject: Re: [Orgmode] emacs on the N800
Date: Thu, 13 Dec 2007 16:27:16 +0000
User-agent: Mutt/1.5.14 (2007-02-12)

On Wed, Dec 12, 2007 at 09:43:18AM -0800, Daniel M German wrote:
> Adam Spiers twisted the bytes to say:
>  >> Now that the N810 has a physical keyboard more people will be inclined
>  >> to run emacs on it. I personally run it only for remember and when
>  >> connecting remotely into it. 
>  Adam> My main goal is to be able to do regular reviews (reprioritization,
>  Adam> scheduling etc.) when roaming.  Hopefully org-mouse.el will help with
>  Adam> that.
> In that case you need to compile it with X support. When I compiled
> it, it was without it, so no stylus support.

OK - I will try compiling with.

>  >> On the other hand I have read that emacs23 has support for this type
>  >> of devices, but I have not compiled it yet.
>  Adam> Interesting!  Do you have any more details on the kind of extra 
> support?
> No idea. Just one comment in the maemo users mailing list.

Hmm, couldn't see it here:


Got a URL?

>  >> One more issue. You won't have space in the internal memory to install
>  >> it. You need to format a card using ext2, and then mount it (internal
>  >> or external) and symlink to it.
>  Adam> The N810 only has one external slot, but it does have a built-in 2GB
>  Adam> card.  I'd be pretty worried if emacs couldn't fit in that!  But I
>  Adam> don't know how to install to it rather than the internal memory.
> I am not sure how file system is distributed in the 810. in the 800
> the internal memory is used for root, and /media/mmc2 is the internal
> card.

It's the same on the N810.

>  >> Alternatively you can install the OS in an external card and boot
>  >> into it (my preferred choice).
>  Adam> Again, would be very interested to know how this works.
> http://turingmachine.org/~dmg/temp/local.tar.gz
> Unpack in user home directory, then symlink /usr/local to it. It
> contains emacs-nox. Make sure you rename the original /usr/local so
> you don't lose it (I think it is empty out-of-the box). You need to
> install ncurses-base and ncurses-term

OK thanks!

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