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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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Fresh install 24.5 on Windows 10 bash shell Linux 16.04 crashing on package manager

Fairly new to emacs, seemed super awesome for writing a lot of different styles. Got it working just find on my desktop using the new bash terminal - 14.04 - on my desktop. Did the exact same setup ...
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Use system-installed package with spacemacs that depends on MELPA packages

How can I include a package that is available locally on my system that depends on the string library s with spacemacs? I have an company internal package that adds functionality to magit available ...
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Can't install elm-mode using MELPA

I'm trying to install elm-mode using MELPA. When I try to install it I get an error message: https://melpa.org/packages/dash-20150829.433.el: Not found I can install other things, bu not this.
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How to make list-packages Help for dependency package show the dependee packages?

I use use-package to require the boxquote package into my GNU Emacs 26.3 running on Ubuntu 19.10, like this: (use-package boxquote :ensure t) In the list-packages buffer, I see the boxquote ...
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Can not connect to a package archive?

I was trying to install beacon and got this error, package--check-signature-content: Failed to verify signature: "seq-2.20.tar.sig" Before installing, I ran package-refresh-content which gave an ...
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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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AUCTeX is obsolete on GNU ELPA?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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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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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-...
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how do I install emacs packages from the command line?

I'm attempting to automate deployment of my different machines by scripting installation of emacs and emacs packages. While I realize that I can set up my .emacs file to automatically install packages ...
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Melpa package update question

Last year I created a package for Melpa. I have updated it in my Gitlab repo, but I don't know how to make Melpa aware of that. Thanks in advance for any tips on that.
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Unable to install a package

I am trying to add Magit to Emacs package list. I got as far as "Packages" menu and do not see how to add new, unlisted package. Is it even possible from Emacs ? I even tried to "i-install" ...
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MELPA no longer works: error in process sentinel: End of file during parsing

MELPA no longer updates after no changes of mine. With a minimal .emacs of (require 'package) (add-to-list 'package-archives '("melpa" . "https://melpa.org/packages/") t) (add-to-list 'package-...
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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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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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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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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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Adding package from non-standard ELPA Repository to Layer

So I have a package I would like to add from an ELPA repository different than MELPA. The repository is called "billpiel" and the link is http://billpiel.com/emacs-packages/. I would like to add the ...
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Uploading a package to melpa

I like sqlplus package on emacs. It works perfect when I use oracle dbms, however, my company uses Tibero, which is not available on melpa repository. I would like to write a melpa package for this ...
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Why am I getting an error while downloading Melpa packages in Emacs on Win7 OS

I am using Emacs on a Win7 machine. I have added the Melpa repo. in init.el. When I do M-x list-packages, I do get a buffer listing the packages from Melpa. But, when i try to download them, I get an ...
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Melpa obsolete packages

Using Emacs 26.3, suddenly any package I install from Melpa shows Available Obsolete from melpa -- Install. All used to be fine. What is causing this?
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Failed to download 'org', 'gnu' and 'melpa' archives

I am running Emacs 26.3 on Ubuntu 18.04. I am not able to download org, gnu or melpa archives. Failed to download ‘org’ archive. Contacting host: elpa.gnu.org:443 gnutls.el: (err=[-50] The request is ...
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How to make MELPA run under Windows 7?

I am running GNU Emacs 26.3 under Windows 7. I want to install the Solarized theme by typing M-x package-install solarized-theme. When I do this, I see the message No match (see below). I tried to ...
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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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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 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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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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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 is ...
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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 ...