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Cannot upgrade packages when adding melpa to the package-archives

I have problems upgrading packages coming from melpa: When executing list-package with "" in the package-archives I get the following in the *Messages* buffer: ...
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Emacs can't connect to GNU archive

I'm having a very basic problem with getting my emacs to talk to the GNU package repository. The contents of my .emacs are (require 'package) (package-initialize) (package-refresh-contents) When I ...
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Is ELPA broken?

Emacs 26.1 as packaged in Debian buster. After doing M-x package-list-packages I can select any package from the MELPA repo and then install it. But when I try to get any ...
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How do I get request.el to post the contents into the buffer

I'm trying to use request.el but have no clue what I'm doing. What I want to do is create a request to Zotero that uses their citation picker using the to get a 'Cite As You Write' capability using ...
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Can't connect to package managers on multiple computers

I just did a clean install of emacs 26.1 on multiple computers running different OS (Ubuntu, Mint, Windows), and for some reason I cannot update my packages using M-x refresh-package-contents. I've ...
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How to use skewer mode beyond localhost?

I'd like to write the code for a website on one pc and see the results in a browser on another pc in my local network. For calling the skewer script in html, I replaced localhost with the local ip of ...
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What methods are there for posting the current buffer to website

Curious if there is anything to do this currently, basically i want to specify the parameters and post the current buffer as one of the parameters to an external website so i can skip the copy and ...
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Parsing nested json

I'm using request to grab a json file (here's one for instance: and trying to read the data. I'm interesting in looping ...
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Which package to share editing, in real-time, over http?

I seem to remember a package mentioned once, that you would activate in Emacs, and then other people could follow what happens in almost real time in your Emacs by accessing a URL with a web-browser. ...
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Suggestions for a well-thought structure, for instant results inside browser from buffers

Situation First, I hope you will not mind my poor English. When you're working with websites/webapplications, there is a good chance that you will work with HTML/CSS files. When editing such files in ...
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Go to body after url-retrieve-synchronously

I use url-retrieve-synchronously to download a JSON file from a remote server. This function returns a buffer which contains the entire content of the response, including HTTP headers. However, I'm ...
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How can I access a file at an (HTTP / HTTPS) URL?

If I have a URL to a file (for example, this gist), what's the easiest way to fetch that file from Emacs and edit a copy of it? Is there a better option than M-! curl -n [insert URL here] RET? I'd ...
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Sending application/x-www-form-urlencoded data with restclient

When I use restclient with Content-Type: application/x-www-form-urlencoded, restclient sends newlines with the data. For example: POST :domain/thing Content-Type: application/x-www-form-urlencoded ...
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Debugging a "binding stack not balanced" bug?

I'm trying to figure out how to approach a bug I've run into. I assume it's actually a bug in Emacs, but I don't know the right way to make headway with it. In short, I'm getting the message "binding ...
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