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Re: Detachable shells in Emacs?

From: Sean McAfee
Subject: Re: Detachable shells in Emacs?
Date: Thu, 13 Sep 2012 17:56:16 -0700
User-agent: Gnus/5.13 (Gnus v5.13) Emacs/23.1 (gnu/linux)

"Pascal J. Bourguignon" <> writes:

> Sean McAfee <> writes:
>> What I'd like is to be able to detach the shell process running in the
>> buffer, like the GNU screen program allows me to do, and resume it
>> later.

> - launch screen,
> - in screen, use emacsclient -t to open an emacs frame in screen,
> - close the GUI emacs frames with C-x 5 0
> - detach screen
> - log out
> then you can:
> - log in
> - screen -r -x 
> - M-x make-frame-on-display RET :0.0 RET

OK, this works great now, although I need to use the ssh-wrangling
script provided by Neil to manifest the window.  Thanks!

What's especially nifty is that I can start the screen session
containing the text-mode frame required to keep Emacs alive when all of
the graphical frames are deleted using a terminal-emulator buffer within
Emacs itself.  It lends an Ouroboros-like quality to the proceedings.

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