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Re: Getting rid of the GUI pop-ups

From: Jude DaShiell
Subject: Re: Getting rid of the GUI pop-ups
Date: Wed, 15 Feb 2017 16:03:10 -0500 (EST)
User-agent: Alpine 2.20 (NEB 67 2015-01-07)

Have you tried running emacs -nw inside of a terminal yet and interfacing with a password yet?

On Wed, 15 Feb 2017, Tory S. Anderson wrote:

Date: Wed, 15 Feb 2017 14:09:40
From: Tory S. Anderson <>
To: Emacs Help List <>
Subject: Getting rid of the GUI pop-ups

With Emacs 25.1.1, password prompts are no longer in the menu bar but via my (KDE/Plasma) window manager. Not only is this annoying, it is costly -- it takes 30 seconds to a full minute for the popup to appear, meanwhile Emacs is frozen. I would love for this to just be the menu prompt, as it used to be. I've tried

`(setq menu-prompting nil)` but it doesn't seem to have any effect. I see these prompts most often when opening .gpg files and when trying to perform a git push. I'm hoping someone will tell me there is a better way to disable these than just rebuilding emacs from source with X menus disabled (particularly as I have been pleased to get my emacs from the repo without needing to build from source).

Good news would be much appreciated!

- Tory


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