From: "Samuel Banya" <email@example.com>
To: "Charles Berry" <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Subject: Re: Emacs-orgmode Digest, Vol 185, Issue 7
Date: Tue, 06 Jul 2021 17:34:54 -0400 [thread overview]
Message-ID: <email@example.com> (raw)
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- oh, wait. I have an old PC I don't use much (2008 AD - Core 2 Duo). I was thinking about using it just for orgmode. Would you recommend me an OS?
What are the other specs for the machine, as in what's the RAM?
This matters a ton because it means the difference of what desktop environment (DE) or Window Manager (WM) you could use.
I would say for something that old, you might want to consider Debian, a lightweight Ubuntu variant (Lubuntu, Xubuntu, etc), Puppy Linux, or even Arch Linux.
On Tue, Jul 6, 2021, at 5:28 PM, Ypo wrote:
> Several things around my mind. Pick one if you like, and I will try to explain it better.
> - when using ediff, if there is an image near the text which has differences, it works wrong. Like if the image wouldn't allow ediff to scroll and show the difference. I just see the image, stationary, while jumping to the next difference.
> - I have started to read Chassell's. Introduction... to Emacs Lisp. But my ideas grow much much faster than my reading. I even feel I won't be able to implement simple ideas in years. Example: I would like that every time "I see" a heading with a special TODO state, this heading is expanded. Should I keep reading the book to materialize this little idea or should I take different actions?
> - when I export to latex, I get an error and no document is produced. Sorry I can't share here the error, since I am writing from the mobile, but it seems related to xelatex. Buuut, if I take the .tex produced file and I open it with an external latex editor, the document is compiled into a decent PDF. How could orgmode generate a valid tex document but not to be able to produce its PDF?
> - some more bugs I found, I should share from the PC.
> - oh, wait. I have an old PC I don't use much (2008 AD - Core 2 Duo). I was thinking about using it just for orgmode. Would you recommend me an OS?
> Thanks for being there
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2021-07-06 21:28 ` Emacs-orgmode Digest, Vol 185, Issue 7 Ypo
2021-07-06 21:34 ` Samuel Banya [this message]
2021-07-06 21:38 ` Samuel Banya
2021-07-06 23:20 ` Tim Cross
2021-07-07 12:11 ` Eric S Fraga
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