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Emacs and EXWM window manager. Switch between applications and emacs buffer

I'm trying to use Emacs as my main window manager, by using EXWM: https://github.com/ch11ng/exwm . Installation works fine. However, my default Emacs key binding to move between splits is: ...
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How to install and use exwm (the emacs based window manager) in Ubuntu 19.04?

I am running Ubuntu 19.04 on my laptop and want to use EXWM as my window manager, but am not sure how to get it into the list of window managers that one can pull down when one logs in. It seems to ...
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In EXWM (Emacs X Window Manager) how can I switch to previous X window?

This question is related to this... In this case I wonder how could I switch to the previous X window when working in a given workspace of EXWM (by X window I refer to a top-level X window created ...
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Impossible to answer y-or-n-p prompt in EXWM if X window is focussed

When a y-or-n-p question (e.g. The file you want to open is very large. Really want to open it?) pops up in the minibuffer while an EXWM buffer is focussed, I have no option to answer the question (...
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Can not keep keybindings

How can I keep key-bindings in all modes? Following bindings are initially working though overwritten by another major mode e.g. org (defun dotspacemacs/user-config () (exwm-input-set-key (kbd "M-h")...
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How to assign an Emacs buffer to an EXWM workspace based on a regexp?

I know how to assign apps to various EXWM workspaces thanks to: exwm-manage-configurations But I don't know whether it is possible to assign Emacs buffers to EXWM workspaces in a similar fashion. ...
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emacs (exwm) freezing when inputing accented letters

I'm currently running a new install of exwm on a french laptop. Writing in french means I need to input accents. Those letters I can input using dead keys without any problem but I cannot use the ...
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Fullscreen one out of two monitors in EXWM

When I am running Chromium in EXWM I can fullscreen YouTube across two monitors using YouTube's fullscreen button or F, and I can fullscreen Chromium itself across two monitors with Emacs's C-c C-f ...
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Having trouble using EXWM with multiple monitors, and with exwm-input-global-keys

I'm not sure how to open more than one Emacs frame in a given workspace; ideally I would have one frame in each of my two monitors. Presently, my issue is that I'm stuck with only one frame in each ...
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Having problems starting EXWM

I am running Debian 9.3. I created an .xinitrc file and a symlink, .xsession. File permission was changed to 774. #!/usr/bin/env bash # # This is a sample file for the ~/.xinitrc file. # # Set ...
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Restrict Mode Line display to window

I am configuring mode-line and currently the time is displayed in each window's mode-line, as shown by the image below. Is it possible to restrict the time display to the bottom right mode-line?
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How do I cut and paste effectively between applications while using EXWM?

For example, I am trying to copy the URL line from Firefox into an org mode buffer. The usual cut and paste keys for Firefox (C-c C-v) do not work, and neither does (M-w C-y). To copy from Firefox (...
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In exwm (Emacs X Window Manager) how can I switch to the workspace where a given app resides?

I'm using exwm-workspace-switch-to-buffer to find already opened applications. My problem is, say I'm in workspace 1, and Firefox is open in workspace 3, if I call exwm-workspace-switch-to-buffer for ...
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In exwm (Emacs X Window Manager) how can I assign apps to particular workspaces?

For example, no matter in which workspace I start Firefox, I want it to launch in workspace 2. In i3wm I can do this with assign [class="(?i)firefox"] $workspace2.
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In exwm (Emacs X Window Manager) how can I switch to previous workspace?

Say I'm in workspace 1 and I switch to workspace 3. Currently I have to remember that I was in workspace 1 but I want some sort of functionality to to do this for me. In i3wm I can enable ...