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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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Can I load a single package from a different archive?

For my main package loading, I want to use melpa-stable. There's at least one package (dash) that I know breaks my config if I use the melpa version. That's fine - I've no problem using melpa-stable ...
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Fresh install of emacs 24.5.1 and Prelude not working because melpa wont download on OS X 10.11.2

I have a fresh install of Emacs 24.5.1 on OS X 10.11.2 and when I install prelude (https://github.com/bbatsov/prelude) via the recommended auto-magic way (curl -L https://git.io/epre | sh) then open ...
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What is archive-contents and how do I create it?

I used cask package to generate a package tar file for my local fork of ensime, and added it to my package-archives using customize-option. However, I then got this backtrace when attempting to list-...
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Fix botched package-install

Today there was a bug in the package recipe for magit in MELPA. The bug has been fixed but the new package has not yet been built. In the meantime, how can I either revert to a previous, working ...
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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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Are there Emacs “starter kits” with few to no third-party packages required?

I've seen quite a few starter packages for Emacs (Starter kit, Prelude, etc), but all of them I'm aware of use lots of third-party packages downloaded from the various package repositories, such as ...
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Package duplicates in emacs package manager

I recently reinstalled emacs after some technical difficulties. I managed to keep some of my personal configuration files, which I believe may have caused an issue. As I went to install packages, I ...
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package listed in `list-packages' but get `Error during download request: Not Found` [closed]

This is the value of my package-archives variable: C-h v package-archives package-archives's value is (("melpa" . "http://melpa.org/packages/") ("gnu" . "http://elpa.gnu.org/...
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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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Install packages globallly

Is this something that can / should be done? For example, often I use emacs in my user account and sometimes root account. When using the package manager (i.e marmalade or something) do I have to ...
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Problems installing packages via elpa that require cl-lib-1.0

I'm having problems installing package from (m)elpa which require cl-lib-1.0. My emacs version is 24.3, hence I have a builtin copy of cl-lib-1.0, however, the only version available via elpa is 0.5. ...
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How to use a theme installed with melpa?

I want to use this theme: https://github.com/jonnay/emagicians-starter-kit/blob/master/themes/org-beautify-theme.org I installed it via list-package successfully. I tried loading it via load-theme ...
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Emacs won't load theme installed from MELPA

I just installed the seti-theme from MELPA and no errors occurred. Than I ran M-x load-theme and after a few questions nothing would hapen and emacs would throw the following error: Warning (...
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Problem Installing Solarized Theme For Emacs Via Melpa

So currently I have (require 'package) ;; You might already have this line (add-to-list 'package-archives '("melpa" . "http://melpa.org/packages/")) (when (< emacs-major-version 24) ...
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How can I change the installation folder for Melpa packages?

I have just started using Melpa, and I installed the first package. The package though goes to the folder ~/Library/Preferences/Aquamacs Emacs/Pakcages/elpa/ but I would prefer if it went to my ....
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Dependency of auto-complete

I asked this questions on Github I have just switched form auto-complete mode to company mode, but the error message Warning (emacs): Unable to activate package jedi'. Required packageauto-complete-...
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Transitioning to MELPA

It's time. I've spent too long with too many pieces of elisp lying around in site-lisp, outdated until I manually grab a new copy. I am new to the ELPA/MELPA/package.el/el-get world, but have ...
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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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My package.el is broken

About 2 weeks ago my package.el broken and I am not able to install/remove/update packages. Flow: M-x package-list-packages, I mark package for installation or deletion (I or D appears next to ...
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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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“Cannot open load file”, “/Users/home/.emacs.d/elpa/archives/-pkg” emacs 22.1

emacs 22.1 elpa error When I installed emacs24.5 on osx it broke my .emacs.d/elpa directory. this is the error I get when emacs loads: "Cannot open load file", "/Users/xxxx/.emacs.d/elpa/archives/-...
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Get local GNU ELPA version

It's been a while and this question about ELPA fetch errors is getting a lot of views but has no resolution. I want to do some more research. I suspect that GNU ELPA is getting fetched and that the ...
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Unable to find projectile in the package list

I have added these lines to a file ~/.emacs.d/package_init.el (require 'package) ;; You might already have this line (add-to-list 'package-archives '("melpa" . "http://melpa.org/packages/...
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The TLS connection was non-properly terminated

When running package-list-packages I get the following errors: Failed to download `gnu' archive. gnutls.c: [0] (Emacs) fatal error: The TLS connection was non-properly terminated. I am running Emacs ...
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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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cygwin/emacs (v24.4.1) behind firewall proxy package install 0 sized files

I'm a recent Vim "convert" (and yet love most of it), still I have an issue with installing packages using cygwin/emacs. The related configurations are (I have $http(s)_proxy set up as environment ...
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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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Customizing name of “Help” buffer opening by package-menu-describe-package

Hitting RET with point on a package name in the *Packages* buffer opens a help buffer, named "Help", describing the package. RET here invokes package-menu-describe-package which in turn calls describe-...
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marmalade refused my handshake

I am behind a web proxy trying to connect to marmalade. Strangely, elpa works just fine, but marmalade fails. This is the traceback: Debugger entered--Lisp error: (error "Error during download ...
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What is the standard way to install packages for Emacs?

There are several methods to install and manage packages for Emacs: package.el el-get use-package What is the easiest way to install package? It seems package.el ships with the default Emacs ...
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Automatically move installed packages to site-lisp to benefit all user accounts

I have scripts to setup virtual machine images, where emacs packages are installed for the root account. Currently, I manually copy them to the appropriate site-lisp directory, i.e. one of those ...
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Is there a way to automatically install the relevant package when opening an unknown file type?

Is there an automated way to discover “well-known” packages related to a given file type, e.g. scala-mode2 for Scala files, rust-mode for Rust files, etc., and install them automatically when opening ...
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Using ELPA in batch mode on Windows fails

I posted this question to help-gnu-emacs, but haven't had a reply there, so perhaps this is a different audience. I have an automated test suite that downloads a few packages from ELPA to simulate a ...