Rodney Sparapani rsparapa at mcw.edu
Wed Oct 18 23:10:04 CEST 2006

Erik Iverson wrote:
> Rodney -
> Ok, that does work!  I'm able to load package Cairo successfully if I 
> start Xemacs from the shell in KDE.  I also tried a Gnome session.  It 
> works from the command line *and* when I start it from Gnome with "run 
> application" or whatever similar option there is in Gnome.  It's only 
> in KDE when I start it from "Run command" or from my shortcut that it 
> doesn't work.
> Well, I realize at this point it's probably not an ESS issue, and I'm 
> content with starting Xemacs from my shell.  Still kind of puzzling, 
> but don't know if there's anything to do about it.  If I ever figure 
> it out, I'll post here.  Seems at this point to be KDE related?
> Thanks so much,
> Erik
Hi Erik:

Don't know much about KDE, but in GNOME you can specify a script to
run at startup that does these kinds of things like
setting environment variables, launching xemacs, etc.


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