Questions tagged [use-package]

is a macro package to isolate Emacs configuration lines in the init file. By isolating related lines, the configuration performs better and is easier to maintain.

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When to specify a package name in use-package's :ensure tag?

use-package lets you automatically install packages by using the :ensure tag. You can do that as follows (use-package <package> :ensure t) But for some packages that doesn't work, such as ...
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org-plus-contrib and org with `require` or `use-package`

How can I ensure I'm downloading and using org-plus-contrib from the org-mode repository using require or use-package? Package.el downloads the package, compiles everything and then says it can't load ...
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Using package.el to install and update but use-package for loading and configuring

After recently learning about use-package I decided to port my configuration to it but found myself reluctant to give up the convenience of using package.el to install packages and keep them updated. ...
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How to update packages installed with use-package

I'm using use-package to install and configure packages (most of these packages are in melpa). Is there a clean automated way of keeping all these packages up-to-date ? If not, what is the best work ...
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Difference between init and config in use-package

I have a configuration like this: (use-package html-mode :mode "\\.html\\'" :config (progn (add-hook 'html-mode-hook 'turn-off-auto-fill))) Now when I go and visit an HTML file, I observe ...
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How to bind your keys to keymaps that aren't loaded yet?

I use use-package to manage installed packages and bind-key to assign actions to custom keys that I like. I override most of the default Emacs keybinding (e.g. C-n becomes M-k, C-p becomes M-i), but ...
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`use-package` with :config to set variables

I'm trying to use use-package to set up my org-mode initialization. I have the following in my ~/.emacs file: (use-package org-mode :mode "\\.org$" :ensure org :config (progn (setq org-...
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How to install package without install dependencies through “package”?

I am using :ensure t of use-package to install "go-prjectile" package which depends on "go-rename". But I would like to use a local version of "go-rename" and its path is already added to load-path. ...
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use-package :defer t and autoloads

My understanding is if that I use any of :commands, :bind, :bind*, :bind-keymap, :bind-keymap*, :mode, or :interpreter, then it will create a corresponding autoload and defer loading of the package ...
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Does use-package keep packages automatically updated?

I'm using use-package in my init.el for all my package installations and configuration. I thought specifying :ensure t in use-package would make sure I always have the latest versions installed. But ...
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Use normal delete-region with backspace in markdown-mode

I would like to use the "normal" behaviour for <backspace> in markdown-mode. That is, instead of calling markdown-exdent-or-delete, I would like to call cua-delete-region. So I tried this ...
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Conditional ensure in use-package

Basically, I want to ensure that the elfeed package is available and load it with use-package, but only on one computer, so I wrote something like this: (unless (string= system-name "here-elfeed-...
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Package `exec-path-from-shell` isn't setting PATH variables from `.zshenv` on MacOS

I'm running a GUI Emacs compiled from the master git branch on MacOS El Capitan. I'm using the package exec-path-from-shell to set several environment variables I have configured in my ~/.zshenv file. ...
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ESS language modes with use-package

I've recenly started to convert my init.el to using use-package, and have so far not found any problems with that -- except that I can't get ESS to work for all languages. I have installed the ...
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Melpa packages aren't being added

I have this in my init.el (require 'package) (setq package-enable-at-startup nil) ;;; Remove SC if you are not using sunrise commander and org if you like outdated packages (setq package-archives '((...