Re: mc Digest, Vol 77, Issue 7


On Mon, 2010-09-13 at 16:32 +0200, chris glur wrote:

I've been using a tool that I hacked that starts off with lsof
<but show me only the pid-numbers of "/mc">, and combined with
`pstree -p` which allows the pid-numbers to be related to the
specific Desktop & VT, which allows you to view a list of
files open for mc/s and see which Desktop & VT to switch to, to
attend to the eg. newly arrived email item.

There is really no need for this nowadays. 

The multiscreen patch, that allows you to keep many instances of editors
and viewers open within one mc session has been merged in the master
branch and is available from version 4.7.3 on (if I am not mistaken).

If I remember correctly it adds a menu with all the running instances of
editors and viewers and the names of the files edited or viewed should
be visible from within this window.

Alternatively, you can consider using screen or tmux and as mc now shows
pwd in the terminal title, keeping track of which instance does what is
quite trivial.

Oh wait, I vaguely remember, that I already suggested this to you, but
got no reply or something... Hmmm. I definitively need to refresh my

PS. sorry, this web-based gmailer is crappy. I only use it for
because gmail is good for filtering spam.

Is it preventing you from typing the actual subject in the Subject field
of the email as previously requested many times? 

I have noticed that you came up with a good subject in the body of the
message, so all you need to do now is to make a small step further and
actually paste it into the Subject field of the message.
Sincerely yours,
Yury V. Zaytsev

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