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Is the GPG signature of Emacs 26.3 still valid?

I was trying to install Emacs on my Windows 8.1 machine (thus WSL is not an option). I downloaded the file from a mirror (emacs-26.3-x86_64.zip), along with his signature (emacs-26.3-x86_64.zip.sig). ...
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How to view .docx file from Dired with Cygwin Emacs?

Existing approaches suggest pandoc+markdown or unoconv+Libreoffice and both results are circuitous. Is there a way to get something close to how PDF pages are rendered with pdf-tools? I have tried ...
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where to put .el files on Windows10 for loading at startup

I'm using emacs as a bog-standard program in Windows, and also from the command line in cygwin. They both use the same installation of emacs. I just grabbed yaml-mode.el off the net but I can't ...
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error: Invalid byte opcode: op=183, ptr=2

I byte-compile my ~/.emacs.d/init.el. It was done by Emacs 26.1 from Cygwin and I got error when load emacs-nox 25.2 from Debian WSL: error: Invalid byte opcode: op=183, ptr=2 Were new opcodes ...
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Experience with WSL as underlying shell (esp. with Texlive) for native win-x64 Emacs

I've been using MinGW compiled native windows 64-bit Emacs for a while, and I paired it with Cygwin to use especially Texlive, as well as other common linux and shell programs and commands. I am ...
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Org mode export to HTML not opening in browser in cygwin emacs-w32

When I do C-c C-e h o the file opens in an Emacs buffer instead of my default browser which is odd because org-mode links do open in the browser as is the case when I preview a file from web-mode, so ...
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Setting up Ditaa in Org-mode

I've been having trouble setting up ditaa to work in emacs, I got my copy of the ditaa jar from here And I've been trying to run this code block #+begin_src ditaa :file hello.png :exports results +-...
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Emacs on cygwin: How to open file/directory on windows share

With Emacs running on Windows (without cygwin) I am able to open a remote (windows share) directory with C-x C-f //IPADDRESS/d$ RET command. With Emacs on cygwin, I tried /smb:IPADDRESS:/d$$ RET. ...
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What flows are usable with WSL and Emacs (Windows Subsystem For Linux)?

I have negative experience with Cygwin but it's only the one option I have on Windows. In recent days Cygwin provides W32 build which has native UI (copy/paste, widgets) with tight integration to ...
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Windows 10 native (spac)emacs install can't call cygwin binary (ledger) with proper path passed

I'd like to use Windows (10) native Emacs (spacemacs) and ledger (both installed via Chocolatey). The finance layer from spacemacs provides integration for it, however when I tried to run a simple ...
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Folder navigation on remote windows machine can't see folders with spaces

I've been trying to navigate folder structures on a remote Windows machine with Cygwin installed, but I can't seem to navigate to folders which contain a space in them. Emacs claims that "File no ...
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Empty buffer shows when using emacsclient on windows

I am using GNU Emacs for Windows alongside of cygwin, and I want to set my EDITOR shell variable to be emacsclient -a=. My problem is that when certain programs try to use EDITOR to launch an editor ...
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How to open a file from Windows explorer in Cygwin Emacs

I currently have Cygwin Emacs installed on my Windows machine. I am wondering: Is there a way to open files from Windows Explorer in Emacs (which would be running in terminal mode in Cygwin). The ...
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DOS line endings in Cygwin break emacs

I started using Spacemacs with GUI Emacs on Windows and all was fine apart from using Tramp with plink so I decided to use Cygwin with emacs-32 (and Spacemacs) because there is proper ssh there. Now ...
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How to setup VS2015 developer shell for cygwin emacs?

I have cygwin emacs running on a machine with Microsoft Visual Studio 2015 installed. I would like (for a number of reasons) to set it up as a shell, so that i would be able to run its developer ...
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Where to report problem with file-name resolution/completion for cygwin emacs

I use emacs -Q for reconstruction of the following problem and the output of emacs-version is GNU Emacs 25.1.1 (x86_64-unknown-cygwin, GTK+ Version 3.18.9) of 2016-09-17. If one tries to complete ...
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How is important libfam and gam_server?

I uses Cygwin Emacs w32. I found out that Emacs started gam_server.exe: https://www.mail-archive.com/cygwin@cygwin.com/msg153120.html bash# apt-cyg depends emacs-w32 | grep gamin 170:emacs-w32 > ...
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Under Cygwin, how do we get a list of available printers?

I would like to choose which printer is used for printing in Emacs. Before I can set printer-name to something, I need to know the names of the available printers. Under Windows, I can see the ...
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How to make emacs respect non-exe executables on windows?

I've installed flake8 for flycheck to use to check my python syntax. I installed flake8 in cygwin, using the python interpreter shipped with cygwin, which results in a flake8 file in C:\cygwin64\bin. ...
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File association with cygwin emacs-w32

I invested a lot of time to get a Windows file association working with cygwin emacsclient-w32. But every "solution" has some dead end that I can't solve. Any help really appreciated. What I want is ...
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Why can't AucTeX see my TeXLive binaries? (Cygwin on Windows 7 x64)

I have installed the TeXLive distribution. From emacs running in cygwin mintty, the LaTeX binaries are visible from my PATH environment variable. I installed AucTeX using the built in Emacs package ...
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cygwin emacs w32 does not ask to save edited files when shutting down windows

I am running cyginw's native w32 emacs program on Windows 7. If I edit a file in emacs, and don't save changes, when I shut down Windows, the emacs session is killed without asking to save edited ...