The title says it all: I want emacs to show (all, or only some, like CR LF) invisible characters in my buffer? (If it matters: I am using the latest emacs (25) on the latest debian testing)

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Check out M-xwhitespace-mode and M-xcustomize-group RETwhitespace

By default it is set up to visually emphasise spaces, tabs, and line endings, but you can tune it to eg leave spaces alone.

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