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From: David Lord <dlordster@gmail.com>
To: "Raimund Kohl-Füchsle" <mail@rk-f.me>
Cc: Org-Mode-Mailingliste <emacs-orgmode@gnu.org>
Subject: Re: Windows and emacs
Date: Sat, 10 Jan 2009 10:38:31 +0000	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <F0B705BA-6933-4497-9810-8CD8B8BB4AA5@gmail.com> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <49667310.60102@rk-f.me>

Ray,

I'd agree with Mike and Scot's recommendation to use EmacsW32 for all  
the reasons they mentioned.  I'd also recommend downloading cygwin.   
Current versions of EmacsW32 pick up the cygwin installation pretty  
easily and you really need it for command line tools like grep, ftp  
(for tramp) and git (for org-mode versioning); not to mention the  
command line itself.  I've been using this setup for 3 or 4 years on  
various corporate laptops and it works very well.

Regards
David

On 8 Ion 2009, at 21:41, Raimund Kohl-Füchsle wrote:

> Hi guys,
>
> 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?
>
> Thanx in advance
>
> ray
>
>
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  parent reply	other threads:[~2009-01-10 10:38 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 10+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2009-01-08 21:41 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 ` [OT] " Olaf Dietsche
2009-01-10 10:38 ` David Lord [this message]
2009-01-12 10:15 ` Robin Ruder
2009-01-13 20:53 ` Raimund Kohl-Füchsle

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