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How can I have the latest version of emacs always

I love using Emacs and I want to have the latest version of Emacs always. But on my Ubuntu machine Emacs won't be upgraded automatically during the regular software updates. Even when I run sudo apt-...
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Tried to update Emacs on my mac using Homebrew, and now it doesn't run at all

Up until an hour ago I had a working installation of Emacs version 26.2 on my Late 2013 iMac running macOS Catalina version 10.15.7 (this is the latest version available for my computer). I would run ...
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Can emacs update itself

Can Emacs update itself? (with user action or automatically does not matter) Is it possible to hit a chord or a M-x emacs-update like function to update to a desired version of Emacs or to the latest?...
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How to update emacs on MS Windows?

I have installed emacs 2-3 years ago. The version I'm using now is 25.2.1. I want to update it to the latest version, which is 27.1. I uninstalled it and then installed again to no avail, it is the ...
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What happened to org-habits from 8.2 to 9.1?

Orgmode's org-habits appear broken following the upgrade of emacs from version 25 to 26 and orgmode from 8.2 to 9.1 along the way. Specifically, all of my habits don't show as habits in the org-...
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package-autoremove doesn't work

I tried to use M-x package-autoremove but my .emacs.d directory is still a mess: it's full with several versions of the same package. As side info I use the no-littering package, but when I update ...
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(ucs-names) in Emacs 26 is not working for "EURO SIGN"

I have in my .emacs: (when (>= emacs-major-version 23) (define-key global-map "\C-x8g" (lambda nil (interactive) (ucs-insert `,(cdr (assoc-string "HRYVNIA SIGN" (ucs-names) t))))) (define-key ...
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How to ensure latest version of Emacs?

How can I tell emacs init el to tell/warn me if the emacs version behind the latest cutting edge version published on the internet. I forgot to mention: I'm a mostly up to date MacOS user
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Cannot Display Empty Priority In Custom Agenda View After 9.1 Upgrade

I like using org agenda column view to view my important TODO items. To make that happen I use the following code: (setq org-agenda-overriding-columns-format "%TODO %4PRIORITY(Pri.) %50ITEM(...
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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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How to apply a patch to a package without upgrading?

When I tried to use google-translate.el, I got a Failed to search TKK error. And according to this page the error caused by bug#11788. So I have to upgrade Emacs 26 or apply the patch. But latest ...
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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 show appointments in org-agenda in Org v.8?

This entry was showing alright in org-agenda in Org 7.8, if I remember correctly. ** Dinner <2016-02-26 Fri 12:00-13:30> Not any more in Org 8.2. Now, it seems I need to have it this way to ...
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After upgrading AUCTeX, (La)TeX mode is unusable (invalid-function TeX-auto-add-type)

I installed AUCTeX through the package interface. This pulled version 11.89 from ELPA. Before that, I was running a version of AUCTeX provided by my operating system (Ubuntu 12.04), which is 11.87. ...
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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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How to configure org-mode properly after upgrading from 7.9.3

On the orgmode site it says that if you upgrade from org-mode v.7.9.4f to v.8+: You must search your configuration for the existence of varaibles starting with org-export- and change their names (e....
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Portability of bytecode between Emacs versions

I sometimes run multiple versions of Emacs from the same home directory. I have a number of byte-compiled files. Bytecode is not compatible across all Emacs versions, so I maintain separate ...
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How can I get Cask or Pallet to automatically install packages on startup?

I manage packages in Emacs using Cask and Pallet. Yesterday I upgraded to Emacs 24.4; it went well enough, but all of a sudden all my packages were missing. Cask installs packages in separate ...
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Recursive load error in csharp mode on upgrading to 24.4

I'm on OSX 10.9.4 and I was previously running emacs 24.3 installed via brew. This morning I got around to asking brew to upgrade me to 24.4. Everything seemed to go smoothly, except csharp-mode no ...