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Re: Proper way to run emacs from desktop
- From: David Karr <davidmichaelkarr at gmail dot com>
- To: cygwin at cygwin dot com
- Date: Wed, 1 Nov 2017 14:57:06 -0700
- Subject: Re: Proper way to run emacs from desktop
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On Wed, Nov 1, 2017 at 12:57 PM, Ken Brown <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> On 11/1/2017 1:08 PM, David Karr wrote:
>> I install Cygwin every couple of years and then use it continuously
>> without updates between those installations. I installed it on a new
>> laptop today, and I'm trying to work through issues.
>> The current issue is running Emacs from the desktop.
>> I had a shortcut working for a long time that does the following:
>> C:\cygwin64\bin\run2.exe --display 127.0.0.1:0.0 /usr/local/bin/emacs.xml
>> The "run2" application doesn't appear to exist. I checked my notes,
>> and I can't tell whether I installed this from somewhere else the last
>> time I did this.
> Just install the run2 package. It's still available.
Ok. I find the search facility in setup somewhat confusing. I
couldn't find it before. I found it now, and I've installed it.
Then I had to remember the other conversation we had last year about
creating "/usr/local/bin/emacs.xml". Now all working.
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