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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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ELPA archives directory contents: the data structure used?

I just stumbled across the archives directory of my .emacs.d/archives/ . Here's the beginning of .../archives/gnu/archive-contents (1 (ace-window . [(0 9 0) ((avy (0 2 0)))...
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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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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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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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Easiest way to downgrade a package installed via MELPA

Sometimes, package updates from MELPA can break some part of emacs and when that happens I'd like to be able to revert back to using an older version of the package. Right now, I can do it in two ...
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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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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 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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How to install sage-shell-mode with Emacs 25.1?

I would like to install sage-shell-mode. Now I read the README, and it indicated that with MELPA added to my package archive list I should be able to install sage-shell-mode with (after pressing M+x, ...
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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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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 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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Is .emacs.d portable across platforms?

I'm trying to use spacemacs (basically a thin layer with nice defaults around emacs) at work, but it wants to connect to elpa and melpa to download stuff - and is basically unusable without getting ...
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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 ...
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How do I get MELPA working on my Windows 8 laptop

In my init file ~\AppData\Roaming\.emacs.d that I created using C-x C-f ~/.emacs.d/init.el RET I tried: (require 'package) ;; You might already have this line (add-to-list 'package-archives ...
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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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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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How do I set use-package-always-pin?

Emacs noob here, I want to use melpa-stable whenever possible for my packages. use-package has an option for this, use-package-always-pin. By default package.el prefers melpa over melpa-stable due ...
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TLS connection to Melpa.org hanging on prelude

I've enabled some new packages in bbatsov's prelude and when I restart the emacs daemon, it hangs endlessly starting up showing this: Prelude is powering up... Be patient, Master g! Loading personal ...
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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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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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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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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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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) ...