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From: Olaf Dietsche <olaf+list.orgmode@olafdietsche.de>
To: "Raimund Kohl-Füchsle" <mail@rk-f.me>
Cc: Org-Mode-Mailingliste <emacs-orgmode@gnu.org>
Subject: Re: [OT] Windows and emacs
Date: Sat, 10 Jan 2009 10:46:39 +0100	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <871vvb5w8w.fsf@rat.lan> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <49667310.60102@rk-f.me> ("Raimund =?utf-8?Q?Kohl-F=C3=BCchsl?= =?utf-8?Q?e=22's?= message of "Thu\, 08 Jan 2009 22\:41\:36 +0100")

Raimund Kohl-Füchsle <mail@rk-f.me> writes:

> it may happen that I have to switch to Windows XP and since I have no
> idea how XP works (up to this point in time I only ran Linux machines) I
> thought to ask since I want to stick with org-mode: How do I get
> org-mode and emacs run best with XP?  As far as I know there are at
> least two ways to get emacs running; one is to simply download emacs,
> two is downloading cygwin; if it is cygwin that I have to go with then
> which emacs?  If I saw it right there are several choices ... ummm ...
> any hints on that?

I just downloaded emacs from the gnu site:

As others already said, a native emacs is better integrated.
Meanwhile, I can use nearly the same .emacs files in Linux and

Cygwin is helpful in itself. Since you're used to Linux, it will help
you in the beginning and if you set your path accordingly, you can use
cygwin commands in the Windows command shell as well. On the other
side, it doesn't hurt, if you become familiar with Windows tools.

Regards, Olaf

  parent reply	other threads:[~2009-01-10  9:46 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 10+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2009-01-08 21:41 Windows and emacs Raimund Kohl-Füchsle
2009-01-08 22:18 ` Mike Newman
2009-01-08 23:41   ` Scot Becker
2009-01-09  5:18   ` Manish
2009-01-09 18:15     ` Jason F. McBrayer
2009-01-09 18:20     ` Leo
2009-01-10  9:46 ` Olaf Dietsche [this message]
2009-01-10 10:38 ` David Lord
2009-01-12 10:15 ` Robin Ruder
2009-01-13 20:53 ` Raimund Kohl-Füchsle

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