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Re: windowmanager binding for emacs?

From: joakim
Subject: Re: windowmanager binding for emacs?
Date: Thu, 08 Sep 2016 12:59:02 +0200
User-agent: Gnus/5.13 (Gnus v5.13) Emacs/25.1 (gnu/linux)

Bastian Beischer <> writes:

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

Thanks for the suggestion!

I have something that works now. I wasnt quite able to use the left
super + x, because gnome eats the binding I think. But right super

"emacsclient -c -n"
    m:0x40 + c:53
    Mod4 + x

> Cheers
> Bastian
> 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

Joakim Verona

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