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Questions tagged [terminal-emacs]

Emacs can run entirely inside of a TTY terminal, by using the `-nw` flag at startup, or by compiling emacs with the `--without-x` flag.

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Why can I not run (text-scale-increase 2) in emacs 26.1 running in terminal?

How come, when running (text-scale-increase 2) from the scratch buffer in an emacs instance running in a terminal, nothing happens besides a counter in the status-bar increasing? In particular, ...
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Show Git gutter after linenumbers

I am using emacs-nox and as some of you know there are always some problems if you want to display you line numbers while also using git-gutter. (Stuff like some extra margin jumping numbers etc.) ...
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Weird behavior: GUI won't start, but terminal emacs will

As I said in the title, I'm having a problem with starting Emacs, whenever I try to start it with rofi, nothing happens, and when I try and start with terminal (using emacs), it returns "Args out of ...
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My left alt key (OS X) does not work as Meta key in Emacs (terminal)

I have an Italian keyboard layout. My left Alt/Option key does not behave as the Meta key in Emacs terminal (OS X), but it behaves as the Meta key in GNU Emacs (GUI) downloaded from https://...
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Return key when Emacs running inside a terminal [duplicate]

I have re-assigned the RETURN key to exit the insert state in Evil mode. (define-key evil-insert-state-map [return] 'evil-normal-state) But this does't work with emacs -nw in terminal. Any way to ...
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Highlight compilation error in compilation mode buffer

I know how to highlight the source code corresponding to the selected compilation-mode error. I also know about the little arrow in the fringe that points to the error in the compilation buffer, and ...
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Emacs wrapping lines that are exactly 80 characters long in a 80x24 terminal

Using a 80xN terminal, I'm seeing that lines that are exactly 80 characters long are wrapped and the 80th character is shown on a separate line: Is there some way to stop emacs from wrapping lines ...
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Managing daemons with emacs

Every morning I have the tedious task of staring a dozen or more service on my macOS. During the day I might want to stop/kill a few of them Some services error out on startup. I would like to ...
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How to use emacsclient in terminal to switch git branches?

I'm trying to make a setup that will use emacs as a command line tool to switch git branches. The idea is to run some command in terminal, something like emacsclient -t -e "(magit-checkout)". This ...
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Connect company to external ruby process

Recently, I used more and more pry to develop emacs and open Emacs using the command edit. The EDITOR variable is set to an emacsclient, that I had the server started with an inf-ruby buffer and robe-...
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Arabic in Terminal mode

I know that emacs supports Arabic and I have seen many questions on Arabic support but my problem here is specifically with emacs in the terminal. It can be seen in the image bellow in the left side ...
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How to save SVG image to disk?

Looking for a tool to programmatically generate SVG images, I found that Emacs 26 can do it out of the box! Example adapted from the Elisp reference manual: (require 'svg) (let ((svg (svg-create 400 ...
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emacsclient -nw and strikethrough text in org mode

https://orgmode.org/worg/org-tutorials/org4beginners.html You can make words *bold*, /italic/, _underlined_, =code= and ~verbatim~, and, if you must, +strike-through+. How to strikethrough a word, ...
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emacsclent -nw hangs

As I use emacsclient -nw -c in a terminal e.g. xterm -e emacsclient -nw -c, emacs hangs when I resize horizontally (to the minimum allowed by the wm). I can't no longer launch any emacsclient window, ...
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How to disable the line coloring in the wombat Emacs theme?

I want to start using Emacs through the terminal, and I have settled on the wombat theme which seems to work best with my terminal. The only weird thing about the wombat theme is the golden line which ...
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Fixing Evil inside Emacs terminal mode

I use Evil mode inside Emacs to emulate vim-style editing. In the Xwindows based graphical user interface of Emacs on Ubuntu 16.04, Evil mode works perfectly. When I launch emacs in terminal mode ...
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Copying Text from Terminal Emacs over SSH?

I have emacs running on machine A. I then connect to emacs via a terminal (over SSH) from machine B. Question: From Machine B, how do I copy text to Machine B's clipboard to paste it, i.e., into a ...
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mode-line refresh with alerts and weechat

Note - The original post incorrectly diagnosed this as a terminal issue. Further testing showed this not to be the case - the issue is a race condition in the alert package. I've crossed-out the now ...
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Unexpected behavior using SHIFT+arrows and CTRL+arrows on emacs (orgmode) + terminal + mosh + screen

I am connecting in a machine using a terminal, mosh and then screen. Then, in my orgmode file I can't use the shortcuts like SHIFT+up, SHIFT+left or CTRL+up etc. If I press that, it produces something ...
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Copy/paste between SSH terminal Emacs and macOS

Suppose you are working in macOS, and you decide to SSH into a Linux box and fire up terminal Emacs. How do you copy and paste between macOS and your SSH terminal-Emacs? Copying and pasting between ...
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How to make emacs appear as if it is being run through a PuTTY terminal?

Throughout undergraduate, I used emacs via PuTTY from my Windows laptop (the school had a C toolchain set up on a server so I ssh'd in to do all my CS assignments). Now, I have set up my own local ...
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Can I merge the buffers opened in one emacs process into the other emacs process?

In bash in a terminal emulator, I run two independent emacs processes. I created them in bash by emacs -nw and in each, I opened several buffers. I switch between them by making one process into ...
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Launching GUI emacslient destroys terminal frame resizing capabilities

Whenever I launch a GUI session as $ emacsclient -c all the emacsclient sessions I've created with $ emacsclient -nw -c lose several settings. The problem only occurs right after launching a GUI ...
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How can I set a directory buffer in one window to open files in another window?

The setup I am going for would look something like this: ------------------------------ | | | | | B | | | | | A |----...
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Tell emacsclient/server to stop whatever it's doing (from another terminal window perhaps)

I opened an .xml file inside emacsclient -nw not realizing it's large (55MB) Now I'm staring at my terminal/emacs for several minutes. It seems frozen but I know from experience it will eventually ...
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Is this a bug? emacs freezes when doing “sudo service apache2 status” inside a org babel tramp remote code block

I think I've found a bug with emacs+org+babel. This block runs fine #+BEGIN_SRC sh :dir /ssh:ubuntu@54.175.231.31:~/ :exports both :results output sudo service --...
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Binding the “Insert” key when running within a terminal

I accidentally hit the insert key so often that I put some code in my .emacs to disable the overwrite-mode key binding: (define-key global-map [(insert)] nil) (define-key global-map [(control insert)]...
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Bind M-[ and M-] when not in a terminal

What is the correct way to bind keys only for X frames? E.g. some key combinations are part of terminal escape sequences, but otherwise should be bindable when not running in a terminal. Currently, I ...
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adhoc emacs Elisp command to send emacs clipboard text to osx clipboard

When you press 'y' (elfeed-search-yank) in an elfeed-search buffer, the selected entry's permalink url is copied to the emacs clipboard. I don't have any automatic clipboard sync packages installed, ...
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C-RET not recognized by Emacs in terminal [duplicate]

Attempting C-c C-RET gives me the following: C-c RET is undefined Any thoughts on what is happening here?
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all-the-icons - weird icons after update

I recently updated my emacs packages, after this, all-the-icons change its icons. Now, that's how they look Why a .md file icon is a wheater icon? How I can go back to my previous icons?
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Emacsclient freezes on terminal

I run Emacs 25.3 on Mac OS X. I installed it with brew cask. I launch frames with the following set of scripts taken from here I open GUI frames with emacsclient like below #!/bin/bash # Number of ...
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Emacs evil-escape does not work

I have just installed spacemacs recently. I press fd to switch from insert state to normal state, but it does not work. The combination keys fd shown on the editor then disappear, but when I press ...
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fix “Terminal is not fully functional”

What can I do about this issue? I'm using psql, inside a ssh tunnel to ubuntu, inside a M-x shell, inside a emacsclient -nw
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Run keyboard macro after open file?

Is it possible to run a keyboard macro in Emacs right after opening a file? For example, when I open a text file I want to get information in buffer Hello world.
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Dired+ key binding issues in terminal emacs

Using the Dired+ library, and running Emacs in a terminal, all arrow keys in dired buffers invoke M-O (which is bound to diredp-chown-this-file) instead of correct <left> <right> <up&...
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local keymap in mode-line doesn't work in terminal

I'm having trouble with getting local keymap:s to work in the mode-line, but only in terminals (with xterm-mouse-mode enabled). This applies to both the standard mode-line entries (like mode-line-...
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error: Package `xah-fly-keys-' is unavailable

I am setting up a .emacs file that I will be using in Docker containers. I want to include xah-fly-keys but I am getting this error message. Package `xah-fly-keys-' is unavailable When I start ...
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How to use M-O on Emacs in terminal?

I bind M-o to next-word, and want to use M-O to shift-select next word. M-O works well on Emacs GUI app on Mac, but not on Emacs in a terminal. The reason is: In the terminal, up-arrow is encoded as ...
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How to copy into mintty xterm clipboard from terminal emacs

My host machine is Windows, but I'm working in Linux virtualbox machine over ssh from mintty in MSYS2 environment. As you may know, in mintty you copy via C-insert and paste via C-S-insert. When I ssh ...
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How to detect the term color support inside of a emacsclient session?

I run a emacs daemon on boot as a OpenRC service without info about terminals. When I plug a different terminal on emacsclient so, I don't have env variables instead that was generated inside of emacs ...
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#000000 and true black in terminal Emacs colors

I just ran into a weird issue while tweaking my colour theme for terminal Emacs. The background wasn't appearing as black as expected, but grey, even though the background was set to #000000. So I ...
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Emacs shell mode showing unwanted char

my emacs shell mode screen shot ... Normal shell looks like this... I have .emacs file empty.. emacs version 24.5.1 I already tried this https://stackoverflow.com/questions/20663005/why-does-...
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Emacsclient choosing the wrong emacs

I have Emacs running in deamon mode at /usr/bin/emacs --daemon I have been told to start emacs as client I can type emacsclient -c -a "" $* However, that command starts up a new version of the GUI ...
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emacs: saving org headline visibility

I have an org file at ~/foo.org it looks like this (see bottom of this question) I reboot my pc every day, and the first thing I do is open this file. Then I do the mundane task of pressing tab to ...
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less psql, more emacs

I was listening to this song today - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ajy71xw351E Don't Wanna Leave You Now 🎵 🎶 and I realized how much I don't want to leave emacs. I often do this after ...
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How do you grep from within emacs ( git grep 'foo' | grep baa )

I do this often after shelling out to bash $ git grep 'banner-image' | grep mb3 Can I do it without leaving emacs?
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Emacs lines displaced/shifted for no reason

I tought, the problem would be solved, from not using a theme anymore. But actually there are displaced lines, whenever I'm using emacs with files, which where edited on another system. So probably my ...
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nw in powershell; themes ignored

I'd like to run emacs in powershell (on windows 7) with emacs -nw with the misterioso theme. When I M-x load-theme misterioso the theme'ing doesn't happen. However when I M-x load-theme manoj-dark, ...
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emacs: leaving buffer in terminal emacs

After opening a file with emacsclient -nw foo.txt I see When done with a buffer, type C-x # in the minibuffer. I however habitually do C-x C-c instead of C-x # Is there a practical difference ...