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Is there, in the "regular" Debian/Ubuntu repositories, a package for emacs without GTK support? I'm on a server and would like to install only the console version, without a dozen of unneeded graphical libs.

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possible duplicate of: How to download the command-line-emacs not the GUI one – BuZZ-dEE Sep 25 '12 at 16:45
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I think emacs23-nox is the right package for you.

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