VNC + Emacs *Without* a Window Manager

James Painter jpainter "at"
Sat Apr 17 20:20:01 2004

Tennis Smith wrote:

>So, is there a way to expand the Emacs screen to full screen and 
>remove the window manager border from the Emacs sessions?  Or, to 
>put it another way, is there any way to have VNC use Emacs as the 
>desktop manager and simply bypass the normal window manager process?

Have you thought about running Emacs as a remote X application instead?  
This seems like a better fit for what you are trying to do.  You don't 
mention your client VNC platform.  If it is Windows, you can run the 
XFree server from cygwin in "rootless" mode.