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I use diff-hl to highlight changed lines. However it doesn't play well in terminal mode. I know that terminal Emacs doesn't support fringes, and it is better to use diff-hl-margin-mode instead, it works in terminal but margins are awful with linum.

GUI diff-hl-margin-mode:

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...and the same situation in terminal. I tried nlinum instead, but with no luck. And also, i tried git-gutter, but couldn't get live update to work, btw it uses margins to mark changed lines and it looks like on screenshot.

How do you handle this? Any advice?

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emacs-26 comes with a built-in line number mode, controlled by display-line-numbers which might combine better with other packages.

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