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A Practical Guide to Red Hat® Linux® 8 by Mark G. Sobell

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emacs and the X Window System

With Version 19, GNU emacs fully embraced the X Window System environment and can manage multiple X-level windows (called frames to avoid confusion with emacs windows). Each frame can contain multiple emacs windows, as well as a menubar. See Figure 11-8.

Figure 11-8. The emacs welcome window under X

tip Start || emacs on X

Start the graphical version of emacs under a GUI by giving the command emacs from a terminal emulator or by selecting Run Command from a menu and entering emacs.

The graphical version of emacs is not xemacs (www.xemacs.org). The xemacs program is not a GNU project.

The usual mouse-oriented actions, ...

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