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Old 10-15-2004, 09:25 PM   #1
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emacs problem in shell mode

When use the emacs in the shell mode, I get strange characteres in the prompt...
For example:

pedro@BuJecas:~/ruby$ ls
Abstract_Transaction.rb Login_Transaction.rb Transaction.rb main.rb*

someting like that....

any help?
Old 10-25-2004, 04:37 AM   #2
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hi there,

IMHO shell is a poor option to emulate a shell in emacs.
you could try something like
 M-x ansi-term
or even
 M-x eshell
both will behave better with your colors definitions.
the "strange" things that you see is what emacs shell does with your color definitions from .bashrc or .tcshrc or ...
this is not so simple to solve.
i suggest a look at
if you want to solve your problem fast, the solution is change to "ansi-term". Everything will run smooth.



ps. i see now that is an old post. i just gave the answer to clean the 0 replies threads.

Last edited by slackie1000; 10-25-2004 at 04:38 AM.


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