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From: "briangpowell ." <briangpowellms@gmail.com>
To: John Kitchin <jkitchin@andrew.cmu.edu>
Cc: org-mode-email <emacs-orgmode@gnu.org>
Subject: Re: emacs + org-mode in virtual machine/docker/...
Date: Thu, 21 May 2020 14:02:55 -0400	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <CAFm0skHDye+yfx3LFn5NY4FcwnQZJ5YMAdy+pnmhKCdj6gUs6A@mail.gmail.com> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <CAJ51ETob3eqYmadsbH_NuSo3TK_jfKF-xMbccc4tURT407yUpA@mail.gmail.com>

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You name it in the virtual world & I've done it--and of course Emacs
Org-Mode works great in ALL of them

KVM+Docker{which I posted to this group about
previously}+VMWare+Qemu+VirtualBox+etc. --I agree with other person: You
can find ready-made Docker containers running emacs--personally I didn't
find it all that interesting--too restrictive--prefer VMWare Workstation
images that I can easily make snapshots of--its great to have many
development versions and easily trash something and just pull out another
snapshot version to use instead if I don't like things {packaging or
libraries can get messed up}

As much as I hate MicroSoft Windows, it pains me to suggest this; but, I
suggest CygWin--which is a RedHat gift--you can just install your favorite
Desktop like LXDE/XWindows/whatever--and run that right along with
Micro$0ft WindBlowz--works great--right on top of it--I run Org-Mode on
that too--lots of fun, highly recommend it

All the best software is ported to ALL platforms--Emacs is in that category
of course

Alternatively you can FUSE filesystems together--so machines can become
part of the directory of the machine you're most comfortable with {that
runs your fave Org-Mode implementation}

On Thu, May 21, 2020 at 9:28 AM John Kitchin <jkitchin@andrew.cmu.edu>
wrote:

> Has anyone had any success in creating or using any kind of virtual
> machine that can work across platforms to run emacs+org-mode?
>
>
> John
>
> -----------------------------------
> Professor John Kitchin
> Doherty Hall A207F
> Department of Chemical Engineering
> Carnegie Mellon University
> Pittsburgh, PA 15213
> 412-268-7803
> @johnkitchin
> http://kitchingroup.cheme.cmu.edu
>
>

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  parent reply	other threads:[~2020-05-21 18:03 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 18+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2020-05-21 13:27 John Kitchin
2020-05-21 14:21 ` Diego Zamboni
2020-05-21 15:53   ` John Kitchin
2020-05-21 17:14     ` Michael Welle
2020-05-21 14:30 ` stardiviner
2020-05-21 15:28 ` Jens Lechtenboerger
2020-05-21 16:01   ` John Kitchin
2020-05-22  5:26     ` Jens Lechtenboerger
2020-05-22  8:05       ` Roland Everaert
2020-05-22  9:00         ` briangpowell .
2020-05-23 13:07           ` Roland Everaert
2020-05-23 16:03       ` Olivier Berger
2020-05-24  9:03         ` Jens Lechtenboerger
2020-05-24  9:33           ` Olivier Berger
2020-05-21 18:02 ` briangpowell . [this message]
2020-05-21 21:28   ` briangpowell .
2020-05-22 10:13     ` Dan Pomohaci
2020-05-24 19:40 Nick Daly

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