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simple windows 11 install issue

i've used emacs forever on windows 10. i've just installed it on a new windows 11 machine. (11 is a disaster for me; junk everywhere, nothing works the way i'm accustomed to.) after installing, i have ...
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How do I get-install an older Emacs in Linux

For Linux I use Ubuntu and have always added Emacs from its current repository by apt-get install emacs. I have encountered a bug in the latest version and would like to install different intermediate ...
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How can I find the cookie file fortunes.u8 online?

When I run M-x cookie RET on my installation of emacs (GNU Emacs 29.3 build 3, x86_64-pc-linux-gnu, GTK+ Version 2.24.32, cairo version 1.16.0) - installed from source on Linux Mint 20.3 - I get the ...
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package.el can't install lsp-mode and now can't upgrade packages anymore

I tried to install lsp-mode from MELPA, but get the following error message: run-hooks: Cannot open load file: No such file or directory, lsp-mode So I thought I'd upgrade my other packages and try ...
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Trouble installing emacs 26.3 Red Hat

Followed these steps: Downloaded emacs-26.3.tar.gz, drop it in a subdir of my home dir cd to there tar -xvf emacs-26.1.tar.xz Seems happy a bunch of files appear cd emacs-26.3 ./configure --prefix=/...
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dpkg: error processing archive /var/cache/apt/archives/emacs28_28.1~1.git5a223c7f2e-kk3+20.04_amd64.deb

Given: Linux Mint 20.3 I try to install Emacs 28 like this: sudo add-apt-repository ppa:kelleyk/emacs sudo apt update && sudo apt upgrade sudo apt install emacs28 But rise error: electing ...
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Unable to install packages due to run-hooks error

I'm getting a strange error when installing packages using package-install. I haven't really updated anything in my configs but package installation suddenly stopped working. Any pointers or ...
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GnuTLS not found in MSYS2 build - fixable?

I installed emacs 29.1 through git for Windows SDK which installs a subset of MSYS2 with the package manager pacman. pacman -S mingw-w64-x86_64-emacs When I start this emacs up, it gives this message:...
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How to proper install and configure js2-mode via use-package declaration?

I am trying to install this package called js2-mode. This is part of my effort to follow this tutorial. Package documentation and tutorial are using classic installation via package-install as follows:...
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How do you install DoReMi?

I found that DoReMi is a better way of resizing windows in emacs, but DoReMi is not in the Melpa package repository. I looked at the Emacs Wiki and doremi.el was there but I'm not too sure how to use ...
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Melpa packages not listed

On Mac OS, Emacs 28.2, I have the following lines at the top of my init.el (require 'package) (add-to-list 'package-archives '("org" . "https://orgmode.org/elpa/") '("...
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How to install emacs29 with X11 support?

After installing emacs 29 with yay emacs29-git now on startx I get: You are trying to run Emacs configured with the "pure-GTK" interface under the X Window System. That configuration is ...
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libtool not found. Please install libtool

Linux Mint 21 Emacs 27.1 I want to install package "vterm". Here my init.el (use-package use-package-ensure-system-package :ensure t) (use-package vterm :ensure t :ensure-system-...
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How install Emacs 28 from OFFICIAL REPOSITORY?

Linux Mint 21.3 I installed Emacs like this: apt-install emacs It's success installed ... but it's version 27. But I want to install Emacs 28... from OFICIAL REPOSITORY. Is it possible?
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Error while verifying signature archive-contents.sig: error and ı can not install gnu-elpa-keyring-update

ı am using emacs 28.2 in manjaro linux and ı got error like this Error while verifying signature archive-contents.sig: when ı install jedi with M-x shortcut ı am looking at to this url How to proceed ...
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when ı install jedi and melpa package emacs give error about initialization file

(require 'package) (add-to-list 'package-archives '("melpa" . "https://melpa.org/packages/") t) ;; Comment/uncomment this line to enable MELPA Stable if desired. See `package-...
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Why can't I install package yaml-mode on my Emacs via use-package declaration?

I am trying to install a package called yaml-mode on my Emacs. Basically, a syntax highlighting for .yaml files. My current syntax highlighters do not have support for yaml files, apparently. Hence, I ...
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How can I install/access 'base64url-encode-string' and 'base64url-encode-region' for emacs 26.1?

My CentOS 8 Stream comes with emacs-26.1 which does not have 'base64url-encode-region'. It seems like this came out in emacs-27.x. I'd like to have the functionality as painlessly as possible. I ...
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How to fix the installation of package clj-refactor?

I am using Emacs on a macOS Monterey 12.5 (M1 hardware). This is my config file. I am trying to install a package called clj-refactor for Clojure development. Following the instructions on the ...
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Cannot find emacs.app on M1 Mac with homebrew

I recently installed emacs on a M1 Mac. I have done this before on my previous M1 mac with brew: brew install emacs Usually, I would find the emacs.app file in the /opt/homebrew/Celler/emacs folder. ...
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After package installation, why Emacs kept retrieving an error message on "Creating directory: Operation not supported" subsequent to normal behavior?

I was using this init file on a NixOS machine. It is important to note that parts of the file were written with use-package and other parts were a legacy from the classic imperative installation of ...
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Is it possible to wrap a small package not listed on MELPA/ELPA via use-package? How to do it?

I like this Emacs package called Emacs Centered Point link. I must highlight that it is not listed on MELPA/ELPA. Until now, I have just appended the snippet to my init file with the following and it ...
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How to change this slime configuration on the init file from the classic imperative installation to a declarative approach via use-package?

When I first installed Slime, I used to install things via the classic M-x and package-install. Then, I inserted the following configuration: (slime-setup '(slime-fancy slime-asdf slime-indentation ...
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elpy installed in the virtual environment, but elpy-config says Not Found

I am running emacs-28.1 and starting of with elpy. My current python development section is as follows: (use-package elpy :ensure t :defer t :init (setq elpy-rpc-python-command "python3&...
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AUCTeX error 127

I'm trying to call AUCTeX from Emacs and I'm now getting the following error (quote marks changed slightly to get code block below to work): Running 'TeX' on 'simple' with ''pdf/Users/myname/bin/...
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How to extract a zip archive?

I'm making some changes to emacs-emojify in my personal confgs to update the emojis to the latest version. So far I downloaded the zip. (url-copy-file "https://github.com/hfg-gmuend/openmoji/...
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Why can't I install projectile via use-package declaration?

I am watching a great YouTube series called Emacs From Scratch from System Crafters' YouTube channel. On episode #4, David Wilson talks about projectile. His screen shows: There is a pointer for the ...
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What is a correct way to update Emacs?

Given: Linux Mint 20.1 (64 bit) Emacs 27.1 I want to update Emacs. What is the correct (best) way to do this? Before I remove totally Emacs and install new version. But I thinks it's not a good way.
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Cannot install emacs from official repository; missing files and dependency problems

My emacs is broken and I cannot repair it. I want to reinstall emacs 26.3 from the official linux mint repositories -- not snap or other 3rd party repo, as those are spawning even more errors/warnings....
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How to install latest org mode 9.5+ version using elisp?

I have used a few steps to keep my org-mode updated from elpa. However, it does not seem to work on the newly released org mode 9.5. With Emacs 27.1 under Ubuntu 20.04, the latest org mode I could ...
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Why doesn't `brew install --cask --HEAD emacs` give me the latest GUI Emacs?

for macOS What if I want the latest emacs, and gui too, why isn't "brew install --cask --HEAD emacs" allowed? I get: Error: Invalid usage: Options --cask and --HEAD are mutually exclusive.
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Emacs doesn't open at macOS Big Sur 11.3.1

I tried to install Emacs from https://emacsformacosx.com/ and also with brew. In both cases I get the following error if I wanna open the GUI: “Emacs” can’t be opened because Apple cannot check it ...
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Is it possible my Windows Emacs install was compromised by a virus?

I recently downloaded Emacs 27.2 from one of the mirrors linked from the homepage of Emacs at gnu.org. After extracting the files and running runemacs.exe, Windows warned me that this was an ...
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Compiled Emacs but Shared Object files Missing Unless LD_LIBRARY_PATH environment variable correctly set

I compiled Emacs to run on Redhat Linux. Since I wanted to compile it with --with-native-compilation flag, I had to install Redhat's developer tools to get libgccjit. These tools are installed in /opt/...
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Tried to update Emacs on my mac using Homebrew, and now it doesn't run at all

Up until an hour ago I had a working installation of Emacs version 26.2 on my Late 2013 iMac running macOS Catalina version 10.15.7 (this is the latest version available for my computer). I would run ...
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Can't success ./configure on CentOS 7: configure: error: You seem to be running X, but no X development libraries

CentOS 7 I want to install Emacs 26.3 on CentOS. Here instruction https://www.gnu.org/software/emacs/manual/html_node/efaq/Installing-Emacs.html Download Emacs 26.3 from here https://ftp.gnu.org/pub/...
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Emacs on new Mac M1?

Is anyone successfully running a windowed emacs, (not terminal emacs), on one of the new Mac M1s? Does this port work? https://emacsformacosx.com Is there another?
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Unable to launch in macOS Catalina

I recently upgraded my Mac to Catalina 10.15.6. I also upgraded emacs to 27.1. When I try to start it, I get an error: "Emacs" can't be opened because Apple cannot check it for malicious ...
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trouble installing some packages from MELPA... premature EOF parsing tar file

I am running into trouble installing smart-mode-line and ox-hugo. I use M-x list-packages, select package I want with I, and then execute with X. The error in Messages buffer looks like: Contacting ...
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Ubuntu 27.1 install needs X libraries

Getting this on running ./configure on Ubuntu 20.04 for the new 27.1 install ... checking for X... no checking for X... true configure: error: You seem to be running X, but no X development libraries ...
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Unable to install Eclim for Eclipse in emacs

$ sudo apt install eclipse eclipse-jdt Then, tried to install eclim using use-package in Emacs: (use-package eclim :ensure t :config (require 'eclim) (setq eclimd-autostart t) (defun ...
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*Compile-log* buffer warning

I am a newbie to Emacs Lisp. started Emacs and the *Compile-log* buffer shows the following logs which I don't have much clue of. I was trying to install Magit and Helm. should anything in this log ...
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Ubuntu, Doom Emacs: fails to run /bin/doom

I am trying to install Doom Emacs. I have installed all dependencies but when I run installation command I get this: ~/.emacs.d/bin/doom install Cannot open load file: No such file or directory, ...
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Building Emacs 24.4 without admin rights, ncurses dependency

I'd like to build Emacs 24.4 from source on a system where I don't have admin rights. When I run ./configure, I get the error: The required function \'tputs' was not found in any library. The ...
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Unbalanced parentheses error when installing flycheck

I'm having trouble installing flycheck. I'm on a Mac (see below for details), and I have placed the 3-line code snippet recommneded on the flycheck installation page in my emacs init file. When I ...
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How to update Org-mode via Package Manager?

I have org-version 9.1.9 installed on Spacemacs and am attempting to install the latest org-version 9.2.6. Install instructions are on https://orgmode.org/worg/org-faq.html#installing-via-elpa and ...
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installing emacs 26.3

I'm trying to install emacs 26.3 on debian 10. After the download : ./configure sudo make sudo checkinstall during the checkinstall, I have the following error : rm -f "/usr/local/share/emacs/26.3/...
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How to run multiple instances of Emacs with a different icon attached to each one of them?

It could be a solution for Plasma or Gnome Shell or Xfce or even a windows manager like i3 or bspwm. I am interested in the mechanism of how to do it - so any solution will suffice. For example, I ...
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Removed Homebrew now the jpeg and png images don't display

Recently I removed the Homebrew completely on my OS X 10.7.4 (because the only reason I was using it was the OpenSSL package and I installed it from scratch into /usr/localand it worked perfectly so ...
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Open Emacs GUI from terminal (keep process running in terminal)

Sorry, but I will probably be not using the correct terminology in this post. I used to be able to open Emacs from my terminal and the terminal process would stay open (I would not be able to ...
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