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Is there a way to generally search package or language documentation within emacs?

In this case, I'm most interested in Rust's documentation, which lives at doc.rust-lang.org/std. eww is incompatible with JS, so the documentation doesn't play nice, thus my general current soln is to ...
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run Emacs remotely in a webpage?

I am just curious: Is there a way to run Emacs remotely from a webpage? For example, one can set up a JupyterHub on a Ubuntu server so that many users can access server programs from a webpage. Can ...
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“no usable browser” in org mode, though browser is defined

I can't get emcas to open URLs from org mode - I've set both the BROWSER environment variable and the default system browser through "update-alternatives --install" (I'm on ubuntu), but I still get ...
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CSS Stylesheets on EWW

Began here on using eww as web browser in Emacs, but felt that it misses CSS stylish, even loading simple HTML and CSS only. Already managed to repair libxml2 error before running it, but now would ...
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How can I open URLs from within Emacs?

When I ran GNOME, I used to be able to click on any link in Emacs, and it would open in my default web browser. But now that I'm using i3, it doesn't work any more, even though I haven't changed any ...
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What EWW Emacs Web Brower Would Be Used For [closed]

Managed here to run eww, despite its requirements of libxml2-dev package BEFORE compiling and installing Emacs itself. Have already browsed some websites, including some simple ones, only with basic ...
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Emacs can not open links, system default browser is google chrome

Question: Emacs can not open Google Chrome after hitting a link. What did I do: 1. open Emacs(GUI) from the terminal: \emacs -q 2. open packages buffer: M-x list-packages 3. click a package name ...
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Add browser bookmark to bookmark browser

What I mean is, can I add a URL to my Emacs bookmarks, such that selecting the bookmark runs the URL through browse-url? Desired behavior What I would like is a bookmark-set-url function that ...
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wrong behavior of org-open-at-point with certain url

NOTE, this only happens on mac. Linux is fine. For the given link, which is directly copied from chrome url bar, https://lwn.net/Articles/262464/#Quick Quiz 5 org-open-at-point will open it as ...
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How can I sign in using Google to Emacs StackExchange to post questions

I am able to browse the Emacs StackExchange site using Emacs with M-x w3m b URL RET I wanted to try out posting questions and answers to the site using Emacs. The main hurdle I am facing is to sign ...
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How to call lynx on URL inside a program

During my LaTeX typesetting I need to "visually" check if URLs point to reacheable pages. I'd like to do it with lynx in a separate emacs buffer so I wrote this function: (defun urls-check-if-working-...
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Inspect element in Firefox from within Emacs

In Firefox, when I right-click anywhere on a web page and select "Inspect Element" from the popup menu, Firefox will open its Developer Tools and show me the properties for that element and other ...
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Tell Emacs to use always the same browser

In my experience xhtml-mode's browse-url-of-buffer command uses different browsers depending, I guess, on the different desktop environments (or on their absence sometimes). My question, how can I ...
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Cannot open new chrome tab by `(browse-url “chrome://newtab”)`

I can open a web page by (browse-url "http://www.google.com"), but cannot open new tab by (browse-url "chrome://newtab"). Any workaround? I would like to have an Emacs shortcut to open a new chrome ...
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Emacs picking the wrong browser

I'm working under org-mode. When I click on a [http://example.com] link, it opens a tab in Firefox as expected. The .emacs config is: '(browse-url-browser-function (quote browse-url-firefox)) ...
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Org external link - can I indicate which browser/tab to be used

Suppose I have several browsers running at any given time. Google Chrome Google Chrome Canary Chromium Opera Safari How can I indicate in my org mode links [[https://www.gnu.org/software/emacs/][...
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browse-url-browser-function for Firefox Quantum

browse-url-firefox does not work with Firefox Quantum. If Firefox Quantum is already running, then I am told: Firefox is already running, but is not responding. To open a new window, you must ...
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How to open multiple webpages from org mode?

I have a list of www addresses as a list like: - https://www.nytimes.com - https://www.foxnews.com and so on. I can open single elements with the command org-open-at-point which is bound to the key ...
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In mu4e, how do you open a message in a web browser?

I'm using the mu4e layer in spacemacs on develop. When I press a (for action) and then V, it opens an email in Firefox. But I want it to open in a browser of my choosing (qutebrowser). The manual says,...
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Pinboard website (i.e., non-Emacs) bookmark editing in Emacs

I recently switched over to pinboard.in for organizing website bookmarks. I'm looking for a way to organize my bookmarks in Emacs. I've installed the pinboard-api package but I can't seem to find any ...
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orgmode open link in system browser or eww

I want orgmode web links to open in my system browser with C-o, and to open in eww with C-u C-o. This seems in line with the function description for org-open-at-point but it doesn't seem to be ...
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How can I open an url file in emacs dired?

When using dired in emacs, how can I open an url file in a web browser outside emacs?
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Copy current URL from web browser from Emacs while editing

When editing code or org-mode, I often need the URL of the page I'm viewing in Google Chrome. Is there a way to do this from Emacs? Or with an external helper script if necessary? An example use ...
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your emacs does not come with xwidget support… (Windows 10)

Just unzipped and started using Emacs 25.1, hoping to get a browser running in emacs. The instructions I found had me enter "M-x xwidget-webkit-browse-url" And then I'm asked to complete a command ...
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How to start a specific Firefox profile with browse-url?

In command line I can start a specific firefox profile doing someting like that: firefox -P my_specific_profile Is it possible to configure emacs for use a specific Firefox profile when using browse-...
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display images in emacs w3m in terminal

I would like w3m in emacs (in a terminal) to show me pictures. Showing pictures in emacs gui works: Showing pictures in the terminal without emacs works: But in emacs w3m running in a terminal, no ...
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How to write a function to open real hyperlinks (Org Mode, Gnus Article, elfeed hyperlinks) in a specific browser?

First off, you can find my entire current config at https://gitlab.com/mordocai/emacs.d/tree/4cfdfd76368aa687a6277a22161b40624e32b8fe, just in case I miss including something. I currently have my ...
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Does “Edit with Emacs” saves a local file of current edit buffer?

I'm using Edit with Emacs to edit Stack Overflow and Stack Exchange sites. Currently I'm doing it with this message ;-) When I click on the button under the text area of Chrome browser, I get a new ...
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How to make browse-url-of-buffer load the same html file in the same tab in Firefox?

When editing a html file (in an Emacs buffer in HTML mode), I often review the file in my default browser (Firefox) by C-c C-v (ie, running browse-url-of-buffer). But every time I run C-c C-v, Firefox ...
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Suggestions for a well-thought structure, for instant results inside browser from buffers

Situation First, I hope you will not mind my poor English. When you're working with websites/webapplications, there is a good chance that you will work with HTML/CSS files. When editing such files in ...
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problem using surfraw with helm

I'm fairly new to emacs. I'm using OS X 10.10. I have been learning to use helm. I was interested in its integration with surfraw. I installed surfraw from teh source tarball following the ...
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Can org-mode open a link in external browser when using prefix key?

In my Emacs I have set browse-url-browser-function to eww and org-open-at-point (org-return) will open my links using eww as expected. However, I would like to configure org-mode so that when I press ...
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Make browse-url follow URLs with line breaks?

How can I make browse-url follow URLs with line breaks? Example from RFC 1738: Yes, Jim, I found it under <URL:ftp://info.cern.ch/pub/www/doc; type=d> but you can probably pick it up from <...
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browse-url default to certain url

Whenever I use browse-url function inside of w3m I would like to have a default URL displayed for me. It happens that what I mostly do is google searches, so if I could have https://google.com/search?...
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Links open firefox with starting page, instead of link content (linux)

Problem: For some mysterious reason, when I open a link in firefox, a new firefox instance opens. Also note instead of the content of the link, my home-page shows up. Instead I would like a new tab ...
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Extracting text from html in emacs?

Are there any packages to extract text from html in emacs? What I would like to try is to extract relevant text from browse web so that I can read papers and articles without the visual clutter of ...
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How to fix browse-url-firefox for firefox 36.0 in linux?

Firefox 36.0 doesn't have -remote option, which is used in the function browse-url-firefox for system-type gnu/linux by default. How to conveniently bypass this issue?
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Double click on a web link results in visiting the link in the default browser

Assume that in the current buffer there is some text like http://emacs.stackexchange.com/. Is it possible to customize Emacs so that double clicking on this text, results in visiting the link by the ...