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Re: Start Xorg server using xinit manually

From: Joshua Branson
Subject: Re: Start Xorg server using xinit manually
Date: Sun, 21 Mar 2021 22:55:12 -0400
User-agent: Gnus/5.13 (Gnus v5.13) Emacs/27.1 (gnu/linux)

Bone Baboon <> writes:

> Thanks for your reply.
> writes:
>> March 21, 2021 6:31 PM, "Bone Baboon" <> wrote:
> I am trying to manually run `xinit` so that I can use Emacs X Window
> Manager (EXWM).  I have EXWM configured in my Emacs configuration file.
> I have a small number of important graphical applications I want to run
> in EXWM (web browser, Jami, qTox, ...).

Ok.  Very cool!

>> If all you are wanting is to use Emacs, you could always just launch Emace
>> from the virtual console, and not have mouse support.
> If I run `emacs` from a virtual terminal in the *Messages* buffer it
> says "[EXWM] Not running under X environment".

Do any of the officially supported guix wm's or desktop environments
work for you?

> I am currently working without `xorg` in virtual terminals or in Emacs
> with `emacsclient --tty`.  I am really appreciating `eww` as a browser
> that is in Emacs.

eww is certainly interesting.

Joshua Branson (joshuaBPMan in #guix)
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