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Re: Emacs (nowindows) get confused about line display

From: Emanuel Berg
Subject: Re: Emacs (nowindows) get confused about line display
Date: Sat, 21 May 2016 01:28:15 +0200
User-agent: Gnus/5.13 (Gnus v5.13) Emacs/24.4 (gnu/linux)

"David M. Karr" <>

> On my CentOS laptop, I have a CentOS VM that
> I created with Vagrant. I have Emacs 24.3.1
> on the VM.
> I start a terminal window on the laptop and ssh
> to the VM. I run Emacs, but I don't have X11,
> so it's in "no windows" mode.
> Sometimes, when I start emacs on the VM, it
> starts up fine and displays properly.
> Quite often, and pretty continuously when it
> gets into this state, it will start up with
> a blank editor view, with no menu bar, and
> the cursor displays on the SECOND line of the
> window. When I then view or edit files, it
> appears that Emacs is confused about its line
> rendering. The cursor appears at the bottom
> of the window, even though it "thinks" it's
> on the top line of the file I'm viewing.
> I can scroll the cursor to the right, and it
> will jump back to the beginning when it
> reaches the length of the first line, and
> so on.
> Emacs is completely useless in this state.
> What can I do at this point?

You can analyze the whole chain of invocation.
What is the terminal emulator, shell, ssh
command, and Emacs invocation command? And if
you have tmux or something to that extent in
between any of those, that can influence, also.

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