emacs

Patching a vulnerable Emacs on Arch Linux

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With the recent security vulnerability in GNU Emacs, versions prior to (and including) 25.2, you might want update your Emacs. Currently the Emacs package in...

Emacs discoverability

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Emacs is a wonderful piece of technology. It is extensible and after you use it for a while it becomes unique to you, the user. It basically becomes an exten...

Installing GNU Emacs

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On Mac OS X it is just a breeze to install GNU Emacs, either the stable or the development version.

A new theme for GNU Emacs

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I have ported the space gray theme for XCode to GNU Emacs. It provides a soothing grey theme that is soft on the eyes and has great readability in light and ...

Multi-file Editing for LaTeX in Emacs

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When I edit large research papers in LaTeX it tends to become a quite large file with lots of distractions. Things like package statements, settings and othe...

Gaining some perspective in Emacs

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A clean desk is a clean mind. If you are like me and do a lot of work inside of Emacs you will have a buffer list that is quite large. Pressing C-x b will sh...

Building Emacs for Mac OS X

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On December 23rd Stefan Monnier announced that the trunk, on which GNU Emacs is developed, has been frozen. This means that no new features will be added unt...

Source code as a programming font

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Adobe released their Source Code Pro font to the public back in 2012. This font is very kind to the eyes of a programmer and might be something you would lik...