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Re: windowmanager binding for emacs?

From: Bastian Beischer
Subject: Re: windowmanager binding for emacs?
Date: Thu, 8 Sep 2016 10:43:32 +0200

Hello Joakim,

I think xbindkeys should do what you want. I've used it successfully for
this purpose in the past.


On Wed, Sep 7, 2016 at 10:12 AM, <> wrote:

> I would like to bind, for example, a window manager key such as super-x,
> to start a little emacs frame where I can then issue emacs commands.
> I tried by creating a custom gnome binding for super-x, but I got
> confused by the gnome gui, and at any rate I would like a method that
> works the same across xfce, lxde and gnome, if possible.
> Surely somebody has already achieved this. Does anyone have any
> pointers?
> The thing I want to achieve is having a local emacs on each client
> machine I use that will perform commands locally. I want this feature
> available on a wm global key so it will always work regardless of which
> other terminal program I'm using at the moment, such as x2go etc.
> --
> Joakim Verona

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