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Magit error: Wrong type argument: listp

I recently updated magit and since then I haven't been able to create commits with it. When I try to create a commit in the magit-status interface, I get the error: command-execute: Wrong type ...
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Initialization not liking whitespace mode after upgrading to 29.1?

I have the following configuration for whitespace mode in my .emacs file: (require 'whitespace) (setq whitespace-style '(trailing lines indentation space-before-tab space-after-tab) whitespace-...
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helm-do-ag not working as expected to search with command-option

I want a function to search in filenames and retrieve those filenames containing the string I search for. For some reason, this piece of code is not working for this purpose: (defun helm-do-ag-...
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Error after upgrade

I upgraded doom yesterday. Unfortunately, since then I get the following error whenever I doom run : Warning (initialization): An error occurred while loading ‘/Users/*****/.emacs.d/.local/etc/@/init....
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Symbol's function definition is void: package-install-selected-packages

In order to install and remove packages automatically (which is especially useful when using Emacs for the first time on a new computer), I have the following lines in my ~/.emacs: ;; Specify required ...
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"Invalid version list `(4 5 -4 414)'" when running `M-x package-list-packages`

When following a suggestion for solving another problem, I'm doing M-x package-list-packages. However, that gives me the error message Invalid version list `(4 5 -4 414)'. What does this mean, and ...
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Emacs PS printing problem

I'm running Emacs 29.2 on Mac OS 14.4 on an M1 Mini. I have a Brother HL-L8260CDW series printer. Normal print commands (print-buffer, print-region) work fine. What doesn't work are the ps-print... ...
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Wrong number of arguments error

The following key is supposed to go to the end of the visual line and switch to insert mode: (define-key evil-normal-state-map (kbd "A") (lambda () (interactive) (end-of-visual-line) (evil-...
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(scan-error "Unbalanced parentheses" 1 1) when stepping forward in Edebug

Debugger entered--Lisp error: (scan-error "Unbalanced parentheses" 1 1) scan-lists(41 -1 -1) down-list(-1) edebug-step-out() edebug-forward-sexp(1) funcall-interactively(edebug-...
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Getting error in hook: Symbol’s function definition is void: \(setf\ ekg-note-tags\)

I'm writing a pre-save hook for ekg (emacs knowledge graph), and getting an error I don't know how to figure out. The error is triples--with-transaction: Symbol’s function definition is void: \(setf\ ...
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error in process sentinel: Wrong type argument: integer-or-marker-p, nil

I get this error when I search dired with M-x find-name-dired: error in process sentinel: Wrong type argument: integer-or-marker-p, nil The search finds the files then ends with this error. I'm not ...
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How to edit source code from elpa package and keep changes?

So today I installed a dashboard for emacs with M-x package-install RET dashboard. It works perfectly fine. I made some nice customization and it looks great! But by default, there are some messages (...
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indentation and syntax highlighting stops working randomly

Every now and when emacs indentation and syntax highlighting stops working. This seems to affect all modes that I'm using (primarily org-mode,ess-mode and emacs-lisp-mode), and manifests itself in ...
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Symbol’s function definition is void: revert-buffer

For some reason whenever files change on disk, when I try to edit the file I get the following prompt but choosing revert results in <some-filename> changed on disk; really edit the buffer? (y, ...
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How do you handle an error in the scope of current-buffer with condition-case?

I would like to create headings and subheadings with org-capture if they don't exist with file+olp in my templates. The problem is that I get this message Heading not found on level 1. I'm not sure ...
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helm-projectile-recentf, "Can't rotate non image file"

When I hit M-r to get an exact match, helm-projectile-recentf, I get: Debugger entered--Lisp error: (cl-assertion-failed ((and (file-exists-p file) (string-match (image-file-name-regexp) file)) "...
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replace-regexp-in-string (wrong-type-argument arrayp nil)

This used to work, but I somehow updated something, so now it doesn't run ; by Xah - http://xahlee.org/emacs/emacs_lookup_ref.html #+begin_src elisp (defun w3m-lookup-definiton-at-point () "...
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nnimap-finish-retrieve-group-infos: End of file during parsing

I read my mails with gnus (emacs master 30.0.50/windows11/mingw64), it used to work very well but suddenly, I now run into the following error : nnimap-finish-retrieve-group-infos: End of file during ...
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org-gcal complain about client id/secret

I setup org-gcal-client-id and secret. I do org-gcal-reload-client-id (-secret too) but at each Emacs startup I receive a warning that these 2 variable must be set.
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What causes an error "git not found" for each org-agenda file when building org-agenda-list?

I have emacs 28.1 on my phone in F-Droid. When I start any org-agenda population command like org-agenda-list or org-agenda-list-stuck-projects the list shows up, but also shows up this error message ...
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Semantic fails while processing system header

I have Emacs 28.1.90, locally built, with cedet and semantic as built-in packages. However, when i tried turning things on (using semantic for auto-completion with company), i started getting eroors ...
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Installing minimap on vanilla Emacs gives "Invalid face attribute :foreground nil [xxx times]"

Installing minimap package-install [RET] minimap [RET] Enabling the minimap-mode M-x minimap-mode And opening ~/.emacs (or any file that enables minimap by default) Results in the Messages buffer ...
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emacsclient closes immediately on "*ERROR*: Beginning of buffer"

I have an app where I call emacsclient to do some editing on an org file. When it calls it, the frame flashes for an instant, then closes immediately. On stderr, I get the following message: *ERROR*:...
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Error in dired-find-file-place when saving

I've been an Emacs user for 30 years. This week I'm switching to a new machine with Ubuntu 21.10 installed. Now when I save a file, it always errors out with the error message: "Error in dired-...
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How to get more specific error message when loading major mode with syntax errors

When I load my custom major mode, Emacs reports an error in the minibuffer about unescaped character literals, but it doesn't say where. I cannot even copy the error message here, since it disappears ...
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Scan error: "Unbalanced parentheses" in fresh emacs installations, without config files

When I start emacs and run M-x up-list in the initial buffer (the about Emacs buffer, in fundamental mode) I get Scan error: "Unbalanced parentheses". If I move the mark to the end of the ...
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Emacs -q error "Failed to initialize color list unarchiver"

When I run emacs -q I got the following error (on Mac OS) although emacs window still pops up. Any idea? % /Applications/Emacs.app/Contents/MacOS/Emacs -q 2021-05-10 22:44:57.297 Emacs-x86_64-10_14[...
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Odd graphics issue on Kubuntu

Since moving to Kubuntu 20.04 I have been getting this strange visual tearing in emacs (running in its own window). I find that as I move the point along the line with the tearing, it is corrected. ...
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Error and warning highlighting

I use Emacs to write LISP and Python code. I have tried NetBeans and Eclipse before, which had the advantage of parsing the buffer and highlighting problems, e.g. if one function or symbol is not ...
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