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How do I persist M-x calls so they can be displayed in MRU order?

I would like it if my Emacs were to save the M-x calls in most-recently used order and if this order could persist and grow across restarts/other sessions. I am using Helm, so I guess I should be ...
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Re invoke M-x command

After running something with M-x some-command, how do folks get back to the same command? In this example (assume C-x w h is not available please) I try to match some text between DATABASE_URL=...
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Why doesn't generate-new-buffer work in M-x?

According to the documentation generate-new-buffer "buffername" creates a new empty buffer with the given name, yet when I try it in M-x the prompt refuses the name and replaces it with "No match". ...
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Move folder using spacemacs with emacs command

I am a beginner using spacemacs and also new to emacs. What I try is to use the command M-x R new RET (dired-do-rename). Though everytime I type M-x, which is the same as SPC : I end up with helm-M-x. ...
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helm - adding helm-M-x to helm sources

I am able to add few extra sources to helm like this (setq helm-mini-default-sources '(helm-source-buffers-list helm-source-recentf ...
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M-x command completions to all occurrences of a substring

If I do M-x insert TAB Emacs shows a list of possible completions like below Possible completions are: insert-abbrevs insert-anniversary-diary-entry insert-block-diary-entry insert-...
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How to make M-x and C-h f share the history?

It's quite common that I'll look through a command's documentation with C-h f, and then invoke the command with M-x immediately afterwards. Right now, the shortest way I've found to “invoke the last ...
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M-x sometimes doesn't show me the right options (smex?)

This is most likely a problem with a plugin (caching options, using LRU, etc?), but I'm not good enough to really troubleshoot it. My complete dotfiles (not very extensive) can be found here I use ...