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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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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 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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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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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 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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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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How to add org-babel-execute function for plantuml?

I installed "PlantUML Mode for Emacs" using Melpa successfully, and I am able to switch to Plantuml-mode. However, when I try to evaluate code with C-c C-c, inside of org-mode, I get the error: org-...
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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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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 can I set up an ELPA server?

A buddy and I are wanting to start writing emacs packages specific for use in our company. (Trust me, nothing we write will be of much interest to anyone outside -- it's integration with internal ...
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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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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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Technical considerations for package maintainers to not use the Emacs package manager?

I am noticing some notable package maintainers are choosing to not use the Emacs package management system (ESS?) or complaining about its limitations (Helm). Quoting from Helm's README.md: ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Autoload function or mode from ELPA

Use case I run my Emacs config on many machines. Most do not have a Racket installed, and I'd rather not have my Racket related packages installed by default. However, I would like to be able to edit ...
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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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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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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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What are the use cases of alternative package managers vis-à-vis `package.el`?

Background I use emacs daily, but mostly to get things done. I don't really like customising it more than adding packages and I don't like troubleshooting. I want emacs to fade into the background ...
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Emacs doesn't search inside elpa directory while loading

OS: Windows XP, Emacs: 24.5.1. I installed bookmark+ package using Melpa. It was put into directory: ~/.emacs.d/elpa/bookmark+-20151107.847 When I put (require 'bookmark+) to the end of ~/.emacs, I ...
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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 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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How to setup a private package repository?

I've written several packages for GNU Emacs, but they are useless outside of my company's environment. I want to be able to share the packages with other developers from my company. I also want the ...
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Which archive did an installed package come from?

When I use list-packages it shows the archive for packages that are not installed, but not for ones that are. The same for package descriptions. Is there any way to find out which archive an installed ...
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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-...
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Is http://tromey.com/elpa/ deprecated?

Long time ago I added: (setq package-archives '(("elpa" . "http://tromey.com/elpa/") In http://tromey.com/elpa/elpa.rss latest package is from 2010-08-15 22:11. Is that right that modern package ...
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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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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 update Org to latest version using package repo's / git clone in Ubuntu

See the image below. . I want to update my org from Version: 2016071 to Version 20161003. It does not give me an option to upgrade when I use the package-list-packages command. An ...
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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 do I install company-mode via `ensure-packages-installed`?

I use a function, ensure-packages-installed to "bootstrap" packages in my .emacs file. This ensures that if the package isn't already install. The follow is at the top of my .emacs: ; ; Set up Emacs ...
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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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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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Emacs behind firewall cannot download packages from Melpa

I am using emacs behind a firewall in Windows. I configured the access to proxy and I worked with no problems for a week. But now I can't upgrade emacs packages using Melpa, because the proxy refuses ...
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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'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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How to guess what version of a package is available on Melpa?

I want to check if there is an update for the org package every time my emacs daemon starts. I was looking at package.el for clues on how to check if the current version of a package was older than ...
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Sources for Auto-Complete

I still feel a strong disturbance when it comes to auto-complete in emacs. From what I have read in the docs, you can easily extend auto-complete by any syntax you like. Looking through (M)ELPA there ...