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Old 06-27-2006, 06:22 PM   #1
anirudh.iitm
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running xemacs in bash(alternative to vi)??


hi!!newbie here.i've just installed cygwin and xemacs(both from installer packages following default options).
when i type xemacs in bash console (instead of vi)and the filename i want to open ,it says command not found.
i included the /cygwin/bin directory to my system PATH but still the errror persists.
plz help.
thanks!!!
 
Old 06-27-2006, 07:08 PM   #2
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cygwin is a port of unix programs and utilities to Windows. Will not work on a linux installation.
 
Old 06-28-2006, 08:01 AM   #3
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i wanted to know if xemacs (or even the older emacs )can run in cygwin from the command line(just like vi),coz i dont like vi's interface ,but i'd still like to use an editor that runs in the command line rather tan a gui based editor.
plz reply.
thanks.
 
Old 06-29-2006, 03:05 AM   #4
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I don't think of cygwin as Linux, hence the move to General ...

That said: *IF* you installed it it should be in your path and should
run ...

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