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Re: A terminal emulator for running emacs

From: Rusi
Subject: Re: A terminal emulator for running emacs
Date: Sat, 8 Feb 2014 08:04:01 -0800 (PST)
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On Saturday, February 8, 2014 2:47:31 PM UTC+5:30, Prasoon Shukla wrote:
> I know that sounds absurd. But that's something I need.

> So, I use this small netbook for some of my work. It has kubuntu
> installed, which I like quite a bit. The problem is that the emacs
> GUI is looks horribly broken, even after some tweaks. However, emacs
> works great in the terminal. And, I prefer working in a terminal
> with a bunch of tabs rather than a bunch of open windows. But that's
> just me.

> Anyway, this brings the usual problems  with it. For example, 'C-.' is
> detected by emacs as '.' only. Similarly for many other cases.

> Things work nicely in xterm though. But then again, I don't really
> like xterm (no tabs unless you use screen, looks rather bad). So,
> what's a good terminal emulator that can capture keystrokes like
> xterm but other usual terminal features? I tried guake. It doesn't
> capture keystrokes.

I dont know that too many people today use xterm
Mostly what is used is gnome-terminal (I use xfce4-terminal) -- both of which
are tabbed.

There must be something equivalent in kde ... konsole??

Also it would be good to hear/see how emacs gui is 'horribly broken'

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