[Sugar-devel] XFT emacs rocks on the XO...
tomeu at sugarlabs.org
Wed Feb 11 11:25:11 EST 2009
On Wed, Feb 11, 2009 at 16:52, Gary C Martin <gary at garycmartin.com> wrote:
> On 11 Feb 2009, at 05:59, Martin Langhoff wrote:
>> Stock F9 emacs isn't very usable on the XO screen, unfortunately. Lack
>> of fonts and high dpi make it rather painful. After struggling a bit
>> to get a comfy hacking/editing environment on my XOs, I ended up
>> installing the precooked Xft-enabled emacs rpms, as per:
>> and after setting a nice readable font... I'm very happy with the
>> Also, the XO ships with a very limited vim. yum install vim-enhanced
>> has improved my part-time vim usage.
> Yea, sudo yum install of vim, git, pylint, and nethack ;-) are about
> the first things I do after a clean flash of an XO I plan to develop
> code on.
> P.S. For the record vim is 22Mb (most of which is perl), git is 3.8Mb
> (shares some of the aforementioned perl), pylint is 5Mb (almost all of
> that is mx), and nethack is just 1.3Mb (press ? for help).
I guess the advantage of nethack is that once you install it you don't
need nor vim, nor git nor pylint anymore.
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