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After I updated Emacs 25.1 to 26.1 org-mode does not work any more

Emacs 26.1 comes with a much more recent version of org-mode than 25.1. ob-sh was renamed to ob-shell in org-mode 8.2, so you'll need to adjust whichever configuration in .emacs refers to ob-sh, as ...
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how install emacs 26 (or whatever latest ver) on mac

Have a look at brew emacs recipe options with brew info emacs. It has this option: --devel Install development version 26.0.90 To replace your current emacs, run: brew unlink emacs brew ...
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aspell with emacs 26.1 on ms windows

You can install aspell or hunspell with https://www.msys2.org/. MSYS2 has native binaries for aspell available which are compatible with Emacs 26.1. Note you can also install emacs using MSYS2 as well....
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aspell with emacs 26.1 on ms windows

Yes, hunspell is THE spell-checker to use with emacs 26.1, as there's no windows binary of aspell 0.6 for the time being, and no one can foretell when there will be one. I tried hunspell this morning ...
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how install emacs 26 (or whatever latest ver) on mac

A current (at time of this comment) way to install the GUI version of Emacs (26.2 at this time) on macOS Mojave is with brew cask install emacs This will install Emacs.app package in to /...
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how install emacs 26 (or whatever latest ver) on mac

Unfortunately brew linkapps is now deprecated. You can use brew cask install emacs but it doesn't allow you to download emacs 26 as of 4/1/2018. EDIT: As Guilherme Salomé pointed out, now brew cask ...
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M-S-up/down in org-mode suddenly does not 'move' whole items anymore

The keybinding for org-move-subtree-up is M-up. I don't remember what it was before and a cursory look through git history and the ORG-NEWS file did not uncover any change, but I might have missed it. ...
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how install emacs 26 (or whatever latest ver) on mac

This only installs the terminal version of Emacs 26.1. If you (like me) prefer to use the GUI version of Emacs then you can't install it with brew install emacs This is because the people who ...
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Emacs 26.1 RC1 display issues over SSH/X11 with xming/vcxsrv

Emacs 26 by default switches on double buffering for X servers when it finds the Xdbe header on the build machine. (See Emacs 26 release notes at the GitHub mirror.) Some X servers don’t support this. ...
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how install emacs 26 (or whatever latest ver) on mac

MacOs has its own Emacs. In 2019 it's still 22.x. To use the last Emacs version do In Terminal run brew cask install emacs - it will install the latest emacs version to /Applications folder. Then ...
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(ucs-names) in Emacs 26 is not working for "EURO SIGN"

Do this, instead, starting with Emacs 26: (gethash "EURO SIGN" (ucs-names)) In other words, use something like this: (if (> emacs-major-version 25) (gethash "EURO SIGN" (ucs-names)) (cdr (...
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aspell with emacs 26.1 on ms windows

Win32/Win64 binaries for aspell-0.60.6.1 have always existed. You can obtain a standalone fully working with Emacs version of aspell-0.60.6.1 from Cygwin. Basically, all you need from Cygwin are the ...
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"void-variable" error when adding advice to `kill-ring-save`

add-function is designed to work with variables holding functions. You probably want advice-add instead. See Advising Functions
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Insert date using a calendar - where other language rather than english is desired

What you're trying to do won't work with format-time-string. Here's a time string formatter using calendar-* functions which you can use in place of format-time-string. I haven't thought about how the ...
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TRAMP on Emacs 26 doesn't work (macOS)

The following is an excerpt from the Quick Start Guide for Tramp, which is built-in to Emacs 26: https://www.gnu.org/software/emacs/manual/html_node/tramp/Quick-Start-Guide.html Tramp extends the ...
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can't make vm run in emacs > 25;

defun* is an alias for cl-defun, which is a macro defined in cl-macs.el. Prior to loading a library that uses defun*, consider expressly loading the cl-... libraries with (require 'cl). Some ...
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Org mode headlines without bold font inside emacs

@lawlist nailed it. It is a configuration of the theme. I am currently using solarized. I kinda of fixed my issue setting (setq solarized-use-variable-pitch nil) as it is suggested on the README. But ...
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Symbol's function definition is void: python-font-lock-assignment-matcher

It should be noted that python-font-lock-assignment-matcher is a function in package python, which is invoked by python-mode. However, there are two python packages, one is the built-in version and ...
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Unable to install emacs-26.3 after removing emacs-28 (stuck without an editor!)

This problem is rare when using the standard supported repositories, but all too common when using 3rd party PPAs. You want to assure that you get rid of the configuration and intermediate files that ...
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Emacs 24.3 and 26.3 scrollbars refuses to move up if not moved up immediately, on various OS's and X-servers

Aha, I figured it out. It's a new feature (or "feature", depending on your outlook) of Gtk 3. I haven't found any mention of it in the documentation yet, but here's an article from a Gtk ...
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TRAMP on Emacs 26 doesn't work (macOS)

As other answers have mentioned already, Tramp has strengthened its syntax. It requires a mandatory method name now. You could use - as method name if you mean the default method, like in /-:myuname@...
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sudden let-alist feature failure

Looks like somehow during an Emacs.app upgrade via brew cask (or possibly for other reasons), the let-alist providing source file at ~/.emacs.d/elpa/let-alist-1.0.6/let-alist.el ended up as empty. I ...
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Copy or paste between terminal emacs 26 and Mac apps

The solution is simple. for fish-shell user set -x LC_ALL "en_US.UTF-8" for bash/zsh shell user export LC_ALL=en_US.UTF-8
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Emacs26 on Windows 7, Why is Setting Mark shortcut toggling language instead?

There is something happening between when you press C-<SPC> and when that signal is sent to Emacs. The path from key press to action on the screen is surprisingly complex. To troubleshoot it,...
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Make Org Table with #+NAME label collapsible

I don't know if the foldable elements are documented elsewhere, but the "folding" is done in the functions org-hide-block-toggle-maybe and org-hide-block-toggle (the former just calls the latter and ...
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Why doesn't the same Windows font look the same when migrating to emacs 26.1?

Emacs has changed on its way from 24 to 26 its mind on what the forced size "18" means in your initial-frame-alist. In your examination the size is 18 in both cases, and the 26 screenshot looks a ...
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(ucs-names) in Emacs 26 is not working for "EURO SIGN"

I ended with: (defun my--get-char (name) "Get character by Unicode `name'." (cond ((>= 26 emacs-major-version) (gethash name (ucs-names))) ((>= 23 emacs-major-version) (cdr (...
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aspell with emacs 26.1 on ms windows

I avoid installing MSYS on Windows 10 because one can download Ubuntu from the MS store and use ispell and emacs inside the Ubuntu application (sudo apt-get install ispell). You have still access to ...
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Since upgrading to emacs 26.1 C-SPC behaviour changed and I have to press it twice to set-mark

This is sort of embarassing. At the same time of the emacs upgrade to 26, I also installed an alternate desktop notification engine (dunst, which I need because at work I use i3wm). On receiveing ...
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Emacs 26 build on RHEL6 has blank window frame

Emacs 26 by default switches on double buffering for X servers when it finds the Xdbe header on the build machine. (See Emacs 26 release notes at the GitHub mirror.) Some X servers like MobaXTerm don’...
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