I'm trying to install markdown-mode using instructions on https://jblevins.org/projects/markdown-mode/, according to which I put into my init.el file
(require 'package) (add-to-list 'package-archives '("melpa-stable" . "https://stable.melpa.org/packages/")) (package-initialize)
and evaluating it, then evaluating
M-x package-install RET markdown-mode RET
but it gives the message, "[Not found]".
package-refresh-contents but it didn't fix the problem. Also, the list returned by
package-list-packages doesn't contain "markdown".
I've spent about an hour googling and reading but haven't found a solution so far.
I'm using Aquamacs 3.4 GNU Emacs 188.8.131.52, which "Check for updates…" claims is the current version. (I guess there's a delay between Emacs releases and downstream integration; hopefully my issue is not version-specific.) This distribution has some built-in markdown functionality but not (apparently) markdown-mode. Also, somewhere I read that there are additional packages (markdown2 and a couple of others) that I'd also like to try but which are likewise missing from my