Questions tagged [term]

is for the Emacs text terminal emulator, which by default runs in a sub-shell in a buffer named `*terminal*` with `term-mode`. `M-x term` command starts a terminal.

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What are all the ways of launching a shell from inside emacs and what are their various properties?

I know of at least four possibilities: eshell term ansi-term shell What's the complete list of tools built-in to emacs to launch a shell, and what benefits and drawbacks do they offer?
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Automatically update default-directory when PWD changes in shell-mode and term-mode

Are there any options or packages which cause default-directory to be updated if the working directory changes in shell-mode and term-mode? I.e. when using cd, but the solution would have to be more ...
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How to avoid term turn line wrap into line break for long output

When the output in term is longer than the frame it will wrap the line. But when I copy and paste the output, I found the output will break under the wrap point, because it treat it as line break. How ...
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in term-mode, how do I run regular emacs commands?

Upon starting term-mode, Emacs delegates all keypresses to the terminal you're running. That's great for compatibility purposes, but leaves Emacs functionality behind. How do I get back to Emacs ...
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Difference between shell and term [duplicate]

I would like to understand what is the difference between M-x shell and M-x term? Also under which circumstances should be used the first and under which the second?
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ansi-term changes in line-mode not registered after char-mode

Here's the situation. I start M-x ansi-term, which launches it in term-char-mode. I type the following: echo "hello world" and press RET, which outputs on the next line the expected output hello ...