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

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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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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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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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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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Problems loading packages from repos in another emacs directory

I want to test a new configuration from emacs for that case I begin with this: emacs -q --load ".emacs.jesus.d/init.el" --debug-init it works and I load the emacs file, until I started to download ...
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How can I refresh the ELPA directory content without having to select and re-download the packages manually? (for slowed ver. 25.1 in Windows 10)

Hi fellow Emacs users, I'm experience very slower performance of 25.1 but a startup with -Q indicated the problem is probably caused by my old packages. (Similar scenario: https://www.reddit.com/r/...
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How to remove MELPA repository from package-archives?

I added MELPA stable and MELPA repositories with (add-to-list 'package-archives '("melpa" . "https://melpa.org/packages/")) (add-to-list 'package-archives '("melpa-stable" . "https://stable.melpa....
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correct usage of package-upload-file for multi-file package?

At my work (Windows 7), we don't have access to elpa or melpa, but we have a network drive which contains emacs packages that have been manually downloaded and approved. Using code similar to the ...
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Install repo fork using el-get [closed]

This is what I am trying to install but I keep running into no 'powerline-themes'. I have only started using Emacs yesterday, so can someone please point out what is going on behind the scenes and why ...
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How to create org-mode recipe for melpa?

I'm trying to use github.com/milkypostman/melpa for creating a package from my own org-mode git repository. There are many recipes which I can create by make recipes/foo command, but there isn't the ...
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Can not restore solarized dark theme after updating all packages via MELPA

I updated all my packages via MELPA today and I previously had a solarized dark theme and now its solarized light. I did not change my init.el or any settings. Emacs is not showing any errors. ...
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domains read by melpa's JavaScript

I'm behind a firewall. What domains should I whitelist to be able to download packages from melpa? The JavaScript really obfuscates it.
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Broken Python and can't find System back-up. Can I save without re-install? Why? and/or Why not? ~ Samuel [closed]

I'm not sure, I think I recall prepping python wit some feature and trying to remove it then trying to remove Python itself somehow using the emacs editor? Oh heck, not long ago I never heard of an (...
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Getting error “Failed to download 'gnu' archive” on Emacs 26.3

I'm currently using Ubuntu 18.04, and trying out Emacs for the first time. However, whenever I run the command package-refresh-contents, I get the the follow error: Failed to download 'gnu' archive ...
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Melpa packages are not indexed before manually listing packages

I recently switched from sublime text 3 to emacs so I still don't quite understand everything. When I launch emacs and run package-install, I can not look up packages from Melpa to install, e.g., ...
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Debugging “Package lacks a file header”

I'm playing around with developing and publishing an Emacs package, very simple stuff, just trying things out before I commit to a bigger project. The problem that I'm having is that after I've made a ...
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How to use the same elpa directory to download packages for different Emacs starter kits

I am using different Emacs starter kits. The problem is that each starter kit, I use different directories (for example, for prelude I use´.emacsPrelude.d´, for SciMax I use ´.emacsSciMax.d´) . But ...
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Data structure for ELPA archive use of dotted pair [duplicate]

As a belated follow-up to this, can someone enlighten me why the data structure used in the ELPA archive-contents files is a dotted pair of a name (symbol) and a vector that contains a great many ...
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ELPA list is missing markdown-mode according to list-packages

I'm trying to install markdown-mode using instructions on https://jblevins.org/projects/markdown-mode/, according to which I put into my init.el file (require 'package) (add-to-list 'package-archives ...
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emacs-omnisharp unable to use unity project files

I'm using emacs-omnisharp to try to complete a project with Unity, but the omnisharp server doesn't seem to be able to open or use the project data. I know that the server works because I get ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Can't find autocomplete on MELPA

So I'm following this guide and when I go to M-x package-list-packages there is no auto-complete in the directory. ; start pacakage.el with emacs (require 'package) ; add Melpa to repository list (...
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elpa/melpa autoload package [duplicate]

I new with elpa/melpa, and can not understand: should package (installed from melpa repository) be autoload by emacs during start or not? I install 'company' from melpa repo, and (require 'company) ...
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Emacs does not use swapped alt&win after xmodmap runs? (GUI emacs)

I have a mac-book-air. I swapped my Alt & Win with xmodmap as per linux post like so: keycode 64 = Alt_L keycode 133 = Super_L remove Mod1 = Alt_L remove Mod4 = Super_L add Mod1 = Super_L add ...
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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 ...