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Re: shell command problem with emacspeak 17 and Mandrake 9.0



Hi, I haven't experienced this problem with Mandrake, but I know from
experience with Mandrakes version of emacs you should use escape-x rather
than alt-x and then type shell.
Which were you doing? alt-x or escape-x?

----- Original Message -----
From: "helkenn" <helkenn@titan.com>
To: <emacspeak@cs.vassar.edu>
Cc: <helkenn@titan.com>
Sent: Tuesday, March 04, 2003 7:45 PM
Subject: shell command problem with emacspeak 17 and Mandrake 9.0


> Hello,
> I have recently upgraded my box to Mandrake 9.0 and emacspeak 17, with
> emacs 21.1.  I have no trouble while within emacspeak itself.  I do
> experience the following whenever I issue the "a-x shell" command:
> 1. emacspeak remains in a "shell" buffer".  i.e. no shell prompt or
> interaction possible.
> 2. Speech disappears and I cannot get it back.
> 3. each keystroke while in this state, results in a beep heard from the
> computer's speaker, not the sound card.
>
> Remedy: recycle power, as even moving to another terminal session fails,
> because the box is locked!  Also, I cannot issue emacs commands within the
> pseudo "shell" buffer to kill emacs.
>
> I use Via Voice 5.x.
>
> Has anyone had this problem?  I could find nothing in the archive nor at
> sourceforge.
>
> Thanks for any help on this.
>
> Dave
>
> e-mail: helkenn@titan.com
> Voice: (858) 552-9916    FAX: (858) 552-9660
> s-mail:
> David Helkenn
> Titan Communications Product Division
> 3033 Science Park Rd.
> San Diego, Ca 92121
>
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