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Emacs theme uses different colours in terminal

I made a theme for Emacs 24, using deftheme, based off something I generated with 4bit, with a theme structure loosely based on the built-in tango theme. In the screenshot below, you can see emacs ...
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Use control-nonletter with Emacs in xterm

I mostly use Emacs in a window (I mean a normal GUI window, I guess this is what Emacs would calls a "frame" for which display-graphic-p returns t) but ocasionally use it in inside a terminal ...
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emacs can't handle Hyper_L modifier inside a terminal

I remapped my capslock key to Hyper_L using xmodmap. when i use the hyper modifier to define new bindings in emacs like (global-set-key (kbd "H-n") 'backward-char) it works when emacs is launched ...
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1answer
69 views

Remove all traces of emacs and start over

I've been trying to install PolyML in Emacs on my Mac in OSX but I can't get that or SML-mode to work. I've tried the builtin emacs, the gui version and the one from homebrew. Neither poly or sml ...
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1answer
76 views

How do I issue M-S-<left-arrow> to Emacs running in iTerm on Mac OS Mavericks?

When I press that key combination I hear a bell and see 0D chars printed to the buffer instead of the command bound to that key chord being executed (org-table-delete-column in this case). ...
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Getting rid of GNU Emacs's menu bar in terminal windows

How to get rid of Emacs's menu bar in terminal windows? The standard answer is to put (when (not (display-graphic-p)) (menu-bar-mode -1)) in init.el. However, this solution is not good, because ...
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182 views

Can't type ] or } in either the Terminal or Emacs while in “Español - ISO” keyboard language mode

I can type [ and { with no issues, but when I type ] nothing happens, and when I type } a ? sign is typed instead. This is an issue only while in Terminal or Emacs (Terminal and GUI). Everything ...
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1answer
371 views

How can I trigger a notification from a remote terminal in OS X

I am running a long process on a remote shell. I would like to trigger a notification when the process is complete. This answer does not suffice, because the long command is on a remote server, so it ...
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2answers
441 views

Why do random characters appear in terminals in Windows?

I've been programming on Windows for a few years, and there has been an issue that is becoming increasingly frustrating as I have really started to use various terminals in Windows for my development ...
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1answer
417 views

Emacs -nw color-theme and terminal transparency

I'm using M-x load-theme to load color-theme-solorized from the marmalade repository and it works and gets the color correct. The problem I'm having is that if I run emacs -nw in gnome-terminal that ...
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1answer
197 views

How to disable EMACS - Prelude colors? (terminal)

I've used PRELUDE to work better in terminal, but I'd love to work with my default Terminal theme(colors). Zenburn-theme comes default with Prelude but It just work great the first time i run emacs ...
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1answer
58 views

Emacs and Unix Screen

I'm in Screen and have one window set to emacs. When I leave that window and maneuver to a different one, say screen two or three, the text in the original emacs window gets discombobulated. The line ...
5
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1answer
757 views

How to make emacsclient uses differnt themes in terminal and X window?

Sometimes I use emacsclient -t -a '' in xterm, and sometimes I use emacsclient -c as a GUI application. What annoys me is that the font settings and color-theme are initialized when emacs server ...
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1answer
206 views

emacs color are strange

I have a problem with emacs color, I change color for konsole, gnome-term and urxvt but, when I open a .c file, there are not the same colors that my terminal color sheme. I haven't an emacs theme. ...
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2answers
439 views

Best console based text editor not only for programmers [closed]

I need console based text editor for writing both source codes and human readable texts such as emails. I need it to be user friendly. It mean for me: You can use it the same way as the notepad or ...
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1answer
912 views

Home and End keys in Emacs don't work when run from Tmux

When I run Emacs from Tmux, the Home and End keys do not work (Home key runs the Search command as if C-s was pressed). The problem started when I added this in my ~/.bashrc file: TERM="xterm" export ...
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1answer
440 views

How do I “unbind” Ctrl+BackSpace in URxvt?

My URxvt is mapping the Ctrl+Backspace key combination to Ctrl+H. This is extremely annoying when using GNU Emacs. How do I change that behavior?
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1answer
274 views

Tmux causes Emacs glitch

Recently I started using Tmux, but I noticed that it causes a strange Emacs glitch. When I open source code for elisp or haskell, the comments aren't highlighted. Only the comment sign is (; in case ...
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1answer
726 views

Open Emacs with --debug-init on OS X

I am trying to debug why my .emacs does not load. Error message. Invalid read syntax: # ... Start Emacs with the `--debug-init' option to view a complete error backtrace. My question is: How do I ...
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1answer
2k views

How can I select text in the Mac OS X Terminal without a mouse (for copy and paste, emacs)

In the Terminal I can mark text with the mouse, copy it with cmd-c and paste it with cmd-v. This is all I need and it works great, even within emacs. Which is important for me, since I'm still not ...
2
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1answer
153 views

Combine compilation-mode and ansi-term-mode in Emacs?

In Emacs, I would like to be able to combine the features of ansi-term-mode and compilation-mode. I have a build system for compiling my source code which uses terminal commands for placing the ...
3
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1answer
1k views

How can I use Emacs in terminal mode and use Alt + ? shortcuts?

I want to use emacs in terminal mode, but in Ubuntu 11.10 the bash terminal already has many Alt started shortcuts, how can I handle with that ? Bye.
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1answer
717 views

How to make Emacs use a different color palette for ansi-term?

I'm using Emacs' ansi-term which supports colors, but the color palette is quite limited, and the strong colors are really hard to read with a dark background. Can I somehow make Emacs use a ...
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1answer
201 views

Terminal keystrokes confusion

#1 tmux ignores some keystrokes: Ctrl + Delete Ctrl + F* #2 Something similar happens in virtual consoles (even without tmux) with the difference that Ctrl + Delete and Delete behaves the same. ...
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2answers
211 views

Why can't I open the easter eggs like Tetris on Emacs?

I am in terminal on a Mac, and I type in emacs tetris. It comes up with a blank page and something at the bottom saying: Loading image...done, but that is it. I leave it for a little while but nothing ...
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1answer
222 views

Which emacs shortcuts are useful in bash? [closed]

Other than Ctrl+{k, u, a, e}, what other emacs shortcuts are worth remembering and useful in the Terminal?
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1answer
85 views

How can I achieve the opposite of kde-open?

Is there any way to achieve the opposite of what kde-open does in KDE? I mean, I want to be able to open files using emacs inside the terminal, instead of using the X version of emacs. I already run ...
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0answers
535 views

Enabling Italics, Underline on Emacs, Xterm and Putty

I'm using a Ubuntu (11.04 Server Edition) virtual machine as my development environment. It doesn't have a desktop environment since I don't think its necessary and I want to keep it lightweight. I'm ...
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2answers
5k views

How to prevent the “Symbol's function definition is void: error” when running emacs in the console?

To disable the scrollbar in emacs I added (toggle-scroll-bar -1) to the my .emacs file and it works great when I run emacs outside of console mode. However when I run emacs in the terminal I get the ...
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1answer
250 views

How to disable ecb and cedet when running emacs in terminal?

I call emacs within the terminal to do quick editing of files, and would like to bypass the long load times.
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1answer
3k views

Mac Terminal Doesn't display Unicode UTF-8 Properly when ssh'ed into Linux and running Emacs

I am logged into a Mac, running Terminal, ssh'ed into a Linux system and running make in an emacs window. My error log looks like this: _raw.cpp:139: error: invalid conversion from âconst char*â to ...
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1answer
699 views

Mac terminal doesn't pass keys like C-/ to emacs

I'm running emacs inside Mac OS Terminal. Some key combinations are not working for emacs. I tried the M-x describle-key (C-h k) in emacs to see what emacs is receiving when I press some key, it ...
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2answers
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emacs, colors in term-mode

I use Emacs and I run bash with M-x term command. There is a problem: colors in the *terminal* buffer aren't the same as in Gnome Terminal, and they are worse (do you need a screen shot?). How can I ...
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2answers
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get ubuntu terminal to send an escape sequence (control+shift+up)

This problem starts when I use emacs ( with -nw option). Let me first explain it. I tried to define hotkey (for emacs) as following (global-set-key [(control shift up)] 'other-window) but it ...
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4answers
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Emacs: What features or benefits are unique to either GUI or terminal interface?

Emacs can be launched in it's own GUI window or within a terminal (using the -nw flag). What features or work-flow benefits are only available in one mode or the other? I.e. If a user habitually uses ...
2
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8answers
921 views

any emacs like tool while working via SSH

I use emacs for coding and other stuffs. I have now a website which I have to do so many file editing work on ssh connection. It was difficult for me to learn vi or nano. I like to know if any tools ...
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2answers
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What is the difference between typing `emacs-x` and `emacs`?

When in a Linux terminal, what is the difference between typing emacs-x and emacs?
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1answer
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GNU/Linux: Open programm in Konsole / Term

How can you run an application directly inside a Konsole (KDE) or Terminal (GNOME)? I'm particularly interested in having a shortcut to Emacs: emacs -nw Being in KDE, that would open a Konsole and ...
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3answers
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Using C-M-% to do a query-replace-regexp in Emacs running in Mac terminal

I am trying to do a regular expression search-and-replace in Emacs, running in the Terminal program on my MacBook Pro, which is running OS X 10.6.2. As far as I know, this can be done by pressing ...
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Why does M-RET become C-M-j

I suspect this is some sort of magic terminal definition thing but I've noticed some magic keys not working on terminals. When I type M-RET to create a new item in org mode I instead get a newline. ...