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some emacs bindings undefined on macOS

For instance, for s-! (M-! on my linux machine, running a single shell command) it says it is undefined, although s-x (M-x) works just fine (It seems like on mac it calls it s and not M?) Help am new ...
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How do I set path for ag for helm-do-grep-ag

I am on MacOS (darwin) and when I attempt helm-do-grep-ag I get a zsh error zsh:1: command not found: ag. What is the proper way to address this? My ag is homebrewed and so is in /usr/local/bin I ...
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Tramp/Emacs 27 freeze on Mac

I'm facing a major issue with Tramp and Emacs 27.1 on a Mac (10.15.7), which makes it almost impossible to work on remote files ... As soon as I start to type a SSH or SCP based URL in the mini buffer ...
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How to access symbols in emacs, which are accessed normally by alt key

I tried my best to find a solution to my problem in internet. I gave up looking. I am trying learning emacs on a mac. There are symbols I normally type by using the alt key. However in emacs I do not ...
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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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Mac OS and possibly other GUIs: Why is default "s-g" behaving differently from "C-s" in isearch-mode

I don't really want s-g to exit the Isearch minor mode but it does. The reason this is happening to me is unclear, because investigation of the binding of s-g reveals it is supposed to be a standard ...
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EmacsForMacOSX build 27.2-2 cannot be opened on mac M1

This question is about Emacs 27.2-2 from https://emacsformacosx.com/ on Mac M1. From the release notes1 M1 support should be added since 27.2-1. However, on latest stable version I was getting an ...
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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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Emacs M-x binding on Mac M1

In emacs M-x command-name can be used to invoke a command. However in Mac M1, for some reason, this is not working. Basically, I am trying option + x or M-x. Any idea about this?
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How can I access Mac menu bar help via keyboard?

I'd like to be able to search Emacs's Mac menu bar entries using the keyboard, as you normally do in most other Mac applications using s-? (this answer suggest that it should be possible?). I've ...