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Saving Calc trail for later use

Is there a possibility to save the Emacs Calculator Trail (as a file) and to restore it later? If not, should it be feature? For example, when I have an incomplete calculation but have to shutdown ...
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Emacs sometimes fails to save files

I'm experiencing a weird problem with Emacs on Windows where sometimes, after a while, the current buffer I'm in throws an error when attempting to save the file. I can't seem to reliably reproduce ...
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Is there an easy way to check (in elisp) if only one character has changed in a buffer before saving it?

I have a typing problem in Emacs under WSL. Sometimes it misses my typing ^x as in ^xp and ^xo (prev and next window in my bindings) and I get a stray p or o character in the buffer I want to leave (...
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Problem saving (C-x C-s) files on a NFS drive with emacs 24/25

Starting with Emacs 24 (using various different versions of Ubuntu and Linux Mint), if I open a file on an NFS drive, modify it and attempt to save it C-x C-s, I get the message of: Saving <...
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Simple password based file decryption/encryption compatible with command line program?

What works currently: With emacs25 (as comes with ubuntu 18) I use ccrypt on the command line to selectively en/decrypt a few specific text files. There is a package elpa-ps-ccrypt which, on ...
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IO Error writing filename: Input/Output error

Using emacs 24.3-22 on CentOS 7.6.1810. Writing to home directory on cifs mounted share. When writing a file auto-saves will work, but actually clicking the save button or doing Save As gives IO ...
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Save current location in Emacs tutorial

I am learning Emacs by doing built-in tutorial (C-h t). However, when I decide to take a break and exit the editor (C-x C-c) and then later rerun the tutorial the position when I finished before is ...
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ein: [info] Failed to save notebook

I'm using Windows 10, Emacs 26.1, IPython 7.2.0, and ein 20190228.2008. C-x C-s gives the error: ein: [info] Failed to save notebook! . I'm able to save the files through the web interface. As per #...
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ssh to a remove host and use emacs in the ssh session, cursor always move to the beginning of the screen when save file

I have a VPS server and I always ssh to it and us emacs in the ssh session. I found that when I save a buffer the cursor always move to the beginning of the screen. How to disable this behavior? I don'...