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Emacs icon in Gnome

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Problem: When you start emacs in gnome, the icon displayed in the {taskbar|notification area|system tray|whatever} is not an emacs icon, but the default “empty sheet” icon.
Solution: One way to fix it is to start emacs as emacs -i. This fixes it, but I don’t know why it isn’t the default. Also, alias emacs='emacs -i' will work of course, but is there a better way? An option one could set in .emacs perhaps? I don’t know.

Anyway, I got it from

Written by S

Sat, 2005-12-03 at 16:12:00

Posted in compknow

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