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Questions tagged [package-repositories]

for questions about repositories of Emacs packages on well-known servers, such as ELPA, MELPA, and Marmalade. Emacs uses library package.el to install and download updates to packages you choose.

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What is the status of dropdown-list package? [closed]

What is the state of the dropdown-list package? I'm trying to install it to use with YASnippet, but it down not appear to be available on (m)elpa. Has it been superceded/deprecated?
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AUCTeX is obsolete on GNU ELPA?

I got this warning when installing AUCTeX from GNU ELPA. The package is installed, but I don't want to use obsolete packages for obvious reasons. I have check the official website of AUCTeX, and it ...
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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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Error on package-list-packages

I've started to get the following errors when running package-list-packages. Searching online hasn't come up with anything. If anyone can suggest a cause and/or a solution I'd be very grateful. ...
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Can't install packages without root permission

I only can install packages as a root user (or with sudo) If I tying to install package, or just update the package contents, I get this error: Debugger entered--Lisp error: (error "/80 Name or ...
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gpg fails to find key to elpa archive

I'm getting this error while trying download a package from ELPA: Failed to verify signature archive-contents.sig: No public key for 474F05837FBDEF9B created at 2018-11-28T14:10:03-0800 using DSA ...
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Cannot install helm from MELPA

For some reason, I am unable to install helm. My configuration is: (require 'package) (add-to-list 'package-archives '("melpa" . "http://melpa.milkbox.net/packages/")) (package-...
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Automatically installing a built-in package from MELPA [duplicate]

This post is asking this question more clearly and concisely. My code contains the following function to install dependencies: (defun literef-install-packages() "Install any missing packages. The ...
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How to use the same melpa directoy for different emacs distrubitions

I have several emacs distributions (scimax, spacemacs, vanilla emacs, etc.) which all uses their own melpa directory. I want them all to use the same elpa (or melpa or gnu) directory to save some ...
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`org-bullets` - No longer needed

For a while, I've been getting the message Package menu: Operationfinished. 1 package no longer needed, type 'M-x package-autoremove' to remove them The package is org-bullets, very spread package ...
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use-package ensure not working: package downloaded but gives warning and skips config [duplicate]

I have the following code in my init.el file: (use-package org-plus-contrib :ensure t :config (progn (require 'ox-extra) (ox-extras-activate '(ignore-headlines)))) The :ensure t ...
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Confusing ELPA types

When listing ELPA packages (Mac running Emacs 26.1), I see two status types that beg questions: dependency and incompat. A dependency package does get automagically loaded but it also may be removed ...
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Where do folks go to search for elisp packages

I'm looking for a package that converts United States to us Netherlands to nl Where does one go to find Elisp packages? For Ruby there's rubygems.org, for example.
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Updating cider to 20180624 hangs while compiling

When upgrading cider, emacs hangs while compiling cider-repl-handle-shortcut: I am running emacs 25.3~1.gite0284ab-kk1+16 on Ubuntu 16.04.4 LTS. The compile log buffer after C-g shows: Compiling ...
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Package list constantly shows new items

Everytime I do M-x list-packages emacs lists a load of new packages. That's great but it used to expire this list if I'd already seen them. Now it doesn't, it simply lists the same new ones again. ...
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M-x package-autoremove is blocked by system packages

Emacs doesn't want to autoremove packages from elpa because some of them are system packages. How can I launch autoremove ignoring system packages? Error enabling Flyspell mode: (stringp nil)106 ...
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Are there any lisp projects like jazz band?

I was curious is there anything like https://jazzband.co/ but for emacs lisp where you can submit packages so that they can be submitted / maintained by a group rather than an individual ?
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How to list all the packages installed from source

Is there a way to list all the packages originally installed via package-install-file? Looking at the results of package-list-packages, it doesn't differentiate between different installation methods....
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How to submit feedback to GNU ELPA?

I'm using cask and I usually reinstall all my packages every other day. Lately I have noticed a lot of Bad request responses from ELPA. I have to retry a few times before all the packages get fetched. ...
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Error with org-fstree: Symbol's function definition is void: reduce

I want to use the package org-fstree (MELPA Link). But in a file when I press C-c C-c at #+BEGIN_FSTREE: ~/ I get the following error: Symbol's function definition is void: reduce I am not sure ...
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list-packages crashes Emacs 25.3 (Mac) when MELPA is added to .emacs

M-x list-packages crashes Emacs after I added: (add-to-list 'package-archives '("melpa" . "https://melpa.org/packages/")) after (package-initialize). (package-initialize) alone works ...
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Dired+ missing from MELPA

I am trying to install dired+ from MELPA but it seems that it no longer is listed. I also checked here: https://melpa.org/ Is this normal?
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Emacs 27 MELPA connection failure on macOS

I have been trying to install packages ivy, counsel, and swiper on Emacs 27 prelude. Starting Emacs results in the following error: Warning (initialization): An error occurred while loading ‘/Users/...
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Loading ~/.emacs: cannot open load file, php-mode

GNU Emacs 24.5.1, installed MELPA, installed php-mode. The directory ~/.emacs.d/elpa/php-mode-20180105.541/ exists. I added the following lines to .emacs: (add-to-list 'load-path "~/.emacs.d/elpa") (...
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elpa certificate could not be verified

When I run package-list-packages, I'm getting an error: The TLS connection to elpa.gnu.org:443 is insecure for the following reason: certificate could not be verified I found a few other ...
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How do I work out what the problem is with the emacs package system?

I am trying to set up emacs (on cygwin / Win10) to handle JSON. I started with joshwnj/json-mode and was stoked to discover that emacs will now install its own dependencies from online repos. Fab ...
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Cannot access gnu.org from macOS

I am using a MacBookPro with macOS High Sierra 10.13.2 using Chrome as a browser. I cannot access elpa.gnu.org or www.gnu.org. As a result my emacs installation does not work anymore.
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How to override spacemacs package to use new ELPA version instead of pinned version

I'd like to use csv-mode 1.7 from ELPA, but spacemacs (develop branch) wants to use the pinned version spacemacs/.cache/stable-elpa/25.1.1/spacelpa-0.300/csv-mode-1.6.el (even if I delete that file ...
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SLIME 2.20 obsolete

Why the status of SLIME 2.20 (Superior Lisp Interaction Mode for Emacs) is taged as obsolete in emacs melpa considering it actually is the newest version of SLIME right now (2017/11/20).
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How do I install `mmm-mode` (through MELPA)?

mmm-mode is available on Melpa. Yet both `M-x` `list-packages` `C-s` `mmm-mode` and `M-x` `package-install` `mmm-mode` suggest that it's not. How do I install mmm-mode (through MELPA)?
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Cannot load markdown-mode

Problem I've recently switched to NixOS and I'm having a couple of problems with my init.el. One I think is NixOS related and so I won't elaborate here, but I can't think of any NixOS component to ...
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Accidentally deleted Ivy. Now what?

I went to M-x list-packages and accidentally deleted Ivy. How do I get it back in M-x list packages now?
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Keep spacemacs from retrieving package archives at startup

I'm trying to figure out a way to speed up my spacemacs start time. The main offender at the moment is the refreshing of package archives at start. I was hoping that setting dotspacemacs-check-for-...
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How to get path to library installed through elpa

I have Emacs installed on multiple machines, and every time I install yasnippet through elpa. As it's version changes, it is being installed into different directories. For example: #first machine ~/....
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How can I replace in my .emacs all these `require` with `package.el` and `MELPA`?

My .emacs still uses old-style (pre MELPA, pre package.el) initializations. Current (this works) I'll use web-mode as a concrete example. If I manually download web-mode.el and put it in ~/elisp, ...
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Emacs init with spacemacs fails all the time - Error connection time out for melpa repository

I installed GNU Emacs 25.2.1 64bit and downloaded spacemacs the way it is described in their git repo. Now when starting up through runemacs.exe the following output occurs: Warning (spacemacs): ...
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emacs function to add include

When I edit C/C++ files time to time in the middle of buffer, I decide to add #include at the begin of buffer. Save position jump to begin of buffer, then insert suitable line, then jump back is ...
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Can't install Plantuml-mode — MELPA Package list Incomplete (Mac)

I'm trying to install plantuml-mode based on the instructions here: https://github.com/skuro/plantuml-mode I'm told to try the following: M-x package-install<RET> plantuml-mode<RET> ...
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Error encountered when adding melpa to package-archives

I'm using emacs 25.2.1 (built from source). A strange problem happened after I tried to configure it for editing tex files. The suspicious config file content is listed below. (require 'package) (...
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How to migrate snippets of scripts into my own packages?

While there are many docs on how to write packages, mirror your own package git repo's ... etc. This seems quite a heavy solution. What would be a good approach to having some local packages which ...
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Package 'emacs-25' is unavail

I'm using Ubuntu 16.04 with Emacs 24.5 If I run: M-x package-refresh-contents [RET] I get back the message: Contacting host: melpa.org:443 If I try to install this package with: M-x package-...
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Pinning version of a “core” package

How can I pin a version of "smartparens". I thought If I add this to dotspacemacs-additional-packages: (smartparens :location (recipe :fetcher github :repo "Fuco1/smartparens" ...
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How to generate and activate autoloads for local packages?

It is clear that not all local/custom/personal packages should be officially released, and it would be silly to do so just to benefit from built-in package management support. I'm wondering how to ...
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How to view package Full Description (commentary section) inside Emacs

I'm looking for a way to visualize inside Emacs the Full Description of a package as shown in Elpa index page. For example the undo-tree package has a nice and comprehensive help page/description ...
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TLS connection to marmalade-repo.org:443 is insecure after updating to Emacs 25

When I run M-x list-packages I get the following error with Marmalade after updating to Emacs 25. Certificate information Issued by: COMODO RSA Domain Validation Secure Server CA Issued to: ...
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Json-Mode / Puppet-Mode unset common functions when installed with use-package

I'm facing a weird issue in my init.el. Installing packages such as json-mode or puppet-mode (from MELPA Stable) with use-package unsets common functions like forward-word or backward-kill-word. The ...
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Problems with upgrading to org-mode 9 and org repository

I have Emacs 25.1 (9.0) on macOS Sierra from Homebrew and M-x org-version shows version 8.2.10. On org-mode official website, I've seen that the latest version is 9.0. It's not that I'd use any of the ...
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MELPA's public key

I'd like to install Magit. According to the Installation chapter of the Magit user manual Magit is available from Melpa and Melpa-Stable. If you haven’t used Emacs’ package manager before, then it ...
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How can I find the path of files in an (m)elpa package?

I wrote a minor mode for automatically detecting the language in which the user is typing. For this to work, I have to load some files containing language statistics. These files are in a ...
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melpa won't load on emacs windows

I am using emacs on windows 7. Emacs is located on a usb on a university computer with no admin access but correctly loads the .emacs file. In my .emacs file I have (custom-set-variables '(package-...