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Old 05-31-2007, 09:07 PM   #1
drawde83
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emacs on ubuntu weird boxes


Hi,
I'm running edgy and whenever I run emacs it displays little boxes at the bottom of the window.
 
Old 05-31-2007, 09:56 PM   #2
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i think i know what you mean. raw emacs is a plit screen type of thing.
put this in you ~/.emacs file and see if you like it better.
Code:
(setq pop-up-frames t)
 
Old 06-01-2007, 02:11 AM   #3
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nope, I gave your suggestion a try but it didn't work.
I don't have a .emacs file so I created a plain text file with just the line you gave me.

It looks more like an error than something cosmetic

the squares look like the ones you get when a font is missing
 
Old 06-01-2007, 03:24 AM   #4
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I've seen the same thing happen in Ubuntu. Trying to change the
"font" using mule -> and setting Courier worked for that session.
Saving it and restarting resulted in emacs segfaulting, however.

Personally I think Ubuntu sucks big time, and is widely overrated.


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