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Convert hex to int, little endian

I want to use Emacs to quickly convert hex to decimal. If I type M-: #x1234 (i.e. 0x12 0x34), I get 4460 which (I think) means Emacs is interpreting it as big endian. How might I convert hex to ...
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Why is the emacs-25.1-2 binary for Windows so big?

why is it so big? almost twice the size of 25.1 what's new with it?
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Why are there 2 exact same Emacs Binaries in the bin folder?

In the Windows Binary release, if you look at the bin folder, you can see a binary file Emacs.exe and another one Emacs25.1.exe, these 2 files are exactly the same. And it seems that deleting Emacs25....
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nhexl-mode shows bytes 80-ff with 6-digit hex 3fff80–3fffff

When I open a file and activate nhexl-mode, non-ASCII characters are shown as 3fffxx in the hex column instead of xx. This disrupts the alignment. I observed this on Emacs 23.2 and 24.4 started with ...
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Prebuilt Ubuntu Emacs “25.1”

Where can I find pre-built Emacs for what Ubuntu calls emacs 25.1?
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Make emacs automatically open binary files in hexl-mode

How can I make emacs automatically open binary files in hexl-mode? It's probably sufficient to define "binary" as "contains a null byte" (I suppose https://github.com/audreyr/binaryornot could be used ...
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How can I convert hexidecimal values to base 10 in hexl-mode?

A nice feature of viewing binary files with hexl-mode is it displays the equivalent ASCII values to the right of your hexidecimal lines. Is there a way to make hexl-mode treat hex values as floats, ...
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Batch loading binary files

I just discovered vlf-mode (View Large Files) and I am using it to view a large binary file in hexl-mode and read certain metadata from headers within the file. It works great, with one exception. ...