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Elfeed is an extensible web feed reader for Emacs, supporting both Atom and RSS.

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Conditional run-at-time to update elfeed

I run Emacs in daemon mode on my Virtual Private Server and use elfeed along with elfeed-web to manage my RSS feeds and make them available at a basic but convenient web-page I can visit and browse ...
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Is there a generic way to save an image shown in a buffer?

Emacs can show inline images in different buffers, e.g. in org, elfeed, mu4e, gnus, etc. Is there a generic way to save such an image to a file? I know some mode have specific functions do that. Most ...
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Parse elfeed's entry cl-struct

I'm trying to display notifications using elfeed's hook and alert. This works: (add-hook 'elfeed-new-entry-hook (lambda (entry) (alert (prin1-to-string (elfeed-entry-content ...
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Highlighting entries with specific keywords in Elfeed

To avoid missing on important news, I am trying to highlight Elfeed entries containing specific words in their titles: (add-hook 'elfeed-new-entry-hook (elfeed-make-tagger :entry-title '("...
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Profiling org-capture and improving its performance

My org-capture takes about 6 seconds to open up on a reasonably powerful machine, and it becomes over a minute on a cheap laptop. I decided to profile the function and here's what it gave: 2423 ...
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Hook resulting in a Wrong type argument error?

I am trying to do two things for Elfeed Summary: Automatically update the feeds when starting Elfeed Summary. Automatically hide the feeds without unread articles when starting Elfeed Summary. ...
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How to hide a face?

I am new to Emacs (28.2) and would like to customize certain packages by simply hiding some of their elements or faces. For example, I'm trying to remove elfeed-search-last-update-face from elfeed-...
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Spacemacs: User code does not load in dotspacemacs/user-init and dotspacemacs/user-config -- elfeed

I want to modify elfeed using this article: https://cundy.me/post/elfeed/ I cannot load the following code: (defun concatenate-authors (authors-list) "Given AUTHORS-LIST, list of plists; return ...
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Automatically tag RSS entry depending on keyword

I'm trying to automatically set an important tag to some entries when the title or the content. So here is what I have: ;; important keywords (setq elfeed-keywords '("gRPC" "Protobuf&...
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Find the IPv4 address of the host

I'm configuring simple-httpd so I can access my elfeed remotely and would like to automatically detect the IP address of the host (since I use the config across machines and want to set it dynamically)...
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elfeed + olivetti modes

I want the elfeed-show-mode to be displayed with the olivetti minor mode olivetti-mode, so I do: (add-hook 'elfeed-show-mode-hook 'olivetti-mode) The problem is that the lines are not truncated ...
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Elfeed - how to change database location?

I found in elfeed-db.el code: (defcustom elfeed-db-directory "~/.elfeed" "Directory where elfeed will store its database." :group 'elfeed :type 'directory) but I don't know ...
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What are enclosures in elfeed?

The term is used many times here https://github.com/oystersauce8/elfeed/blob/master/elfeed-show.el Googled it: https://duckduckgo.com/?q=elisp%3A+what+are+enclosures+in+elisp&t=h_&ia=web not ...
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What is the equivalent of Ruby's "rake test" for project elfeed?

In a ruby/rails project, the "standard" way to run "the test suite" is rake # alias for rake test Some projects will mention (when there's a deviation)how to run tests in their README. How do you ...
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"buffer is not visiting file" when trying to tail "elfeed-log"

When I turn on auto revert tail mode on a elfeed-log buffer I get error "buffer is not visiting file" in the mini buffer. So now what?
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How to change default filename in the Elfeed enclosure action?

The default filename looks like this ubuntupodcast_s11e36.mp3 But I want to combine the feed and title Feed: Ubuntu Podcast Title: S11E36 – Thirty-Six Hours The current state Save as: ~/storage/...
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How to get word statistics of RSS feeds via Elfeed?

I'm using Elfeed as an RSS client. Given an *elfeed-search* buffer, I would like to know the word frequencies in the current search. I've looked at this answer, and while the proposed function works ...
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Elfeed - Kill buffers on quit

I've been using Elfeed for some time, and I like it very much. However, there is one small thing I'd like to adjust. When leaving the search window (with elfeed-search-quit-window bound to q in the ...
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why won't this combo animate: sleep-for n and next-line

Why can't I see this "animation"? I only see the end result. This function is invoked via a keyboard shortcut on a elfeed-search buffer. (defun my/elfeed-extra-info-2 () (interactive) (next-line) ...
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How do you pass a variable in to a lambda?

How can I pass a stringvariable in to this function, so that instead of printing "This is a test", it prints "This is a value-of-variable" (async-start ;; What to do in the child process (...
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How to undo one elfeed search key binding

The elfeed package binds b to something like this ;; https://github.com/skeeto/elfeed/blob/master/elfeed-search.el (defvar elfeed-search-mode-map (let ((map (make-sparse-keymap))) (prog1 map ...
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how set a a shortcut to elfeed filter

When in press letter "b" within a elfeed search window, the in-effect elfeed filter should change from whatever it has (default - @6-months-ago +unread) to "foo" How can I do it? what I tried (...
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Human-readable time interval function for Elfeed

Is there some built-in or third-party function I can use for the following? The function (elfeed-entry-date entry) returns the timestamp for an RSS feed entry, e.g. 1518282912.0. I would like to ...
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How do I set a custom name for a feed in elfeed?

I use elfeed to follow some blogs and news sites. One on them is Arne Metz's "Simplify C++". This feed does not set its name so in the elfeed-search buffer this field is left empty. This makes it ...
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elfeed and emacs 27: elfeed-db-load: Wrong type argument

After upgrading to emacs 27 with brew install emacs --HEAD When starting elfeed with C-x w I get elfeed-db-load: Wrong type argument: avl-tree-, [cl-struct-avl-tree- [[[[[[[[[[[[[nil nil ... 0] [...
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Org-mode not following certain http links correctly

I have borrowed some code for using org-capture to take notes on elfeed entries. I press v on an elfeed entry I want to save to an Org file and it creates an entry with a link to the article in the ...
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How to write a function to open real hyperlinks (Org Mode, Gnus Article, elfeed hyperlinks) in a specific browser?

First off, you can find my entire current config at https://gitlab.com/mordocai/emacs.d/tree/4cfdfd76368aa687a6277a22161b40624e32b8fe, just in case I miss including something. I currently have my ...
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how to make non-bold text in Elfeed?

I want search-title-face to be non-bold. Tried to add to my .emacs file this chunk (due to http://nullprogram.com/blog/2013/11/26/): (custom-set-faces '(elfeed-search-title-face ((t :weight ...
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Elfeed: mark all messages as read

Is it possible to mark all unread messages as read with a single key? r marks only the selected message as read.
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