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106 What are the practical differences between the various Emacs Package Repositories? 2014-09-25T18:41:10.777

87 What is the difference between Aquamacs and other Mac versions of Emacs? 2014-09-25T19:14:02.090

85 Are there any advantages to using ~/.emacs.d/init.el instead of ~/.emacs? 2014-09-23T18:18:10.547

80 How do I get a fancier mode line that uses solid colors and triangles? 2014-09-25T22:08:55.513

67 How do I reload a file in a buffer? 2014-09-24T14:43:40.030

63 How can I get a ruler at column 80? 2014-09-24T09:41:21.340

62 Reading and writing email with emacs 2015-06-05T14:43:34.263

59 What should/shouldn't I do when keeping .emacs and .emacs.d in version control? 2014-09-26T00:39:43.443

58 How to switch between windows quickly? 2014-11-12T20:23:05.123

56 How to merge Git conflicts in Emacs 2015-09-09T07:40:16.137

54 How can I use Emacs to edit questions, answers, and comments here? 2014-10-21T16:15:25.403

52 Fundamentals of multiple-cursors 2014-10-07T00:57:02.827

50 How can I find out in which keymap a key is bound? 2014-10-03T06:57:19.177

49 What options are there for writing better non-programming text in Emacs? 2014-10-14T21:21:03.593

49 Practical benefits of new advice system in Emacs 24.4 2014-11-04T13:25:42.537

47 Synchronize packages between different machines 2014-09-28T19:29:29.197

46 Advantages of setting variables with setq instead of custom.el? 2014-09-24T01:35:02.027

46 How do I prevent extremely long lines making Emacs slow? 2014-10-02T08:49:03.023

46 How to maximize my Emacs frame on start-up? 2014-11-02T17:07:20.403

44 How should I change my workflow when moving from IDO to Helm 2014-10-30T20:35:22.850

44 How to view diff when emacs suggests to recover this file? 2014-11-21T11:40:47.040

44 How to start emacs with a custom user-emacs-directory 2014-12-10T06:58:02.867

43 What are the differences between autocomplete and company mode? 2014-10-06T10:42:43.557

42 How do I switch buffers quickly? 2014-10-06T19:05:23.960

42 Can I use org-mode to structure my .emacs or other .el configuration file? 2014-11-05T10:57:09.110

41 How can I use my local Emacs client as the $EDITOR for remote machines I access over TRAMP? 2014-09-23T21:20:43.050

41 Using Emacs as a full-featured C/C++ IDE 2014-09-29T22:29:03.703

41 How do you create a robust Python IDE with Emacs (as the Text editor) 2015-03-01T07:52:51.100

40 How is the GNU Emacs source code organized? 2014-09-26T05:06:09.730

39 OTF ligature support in Emacs 2015-02-25T22:30:07.543

39 Quickly insert source blocks in org mode 2015-06-02T03:52:01.807

38 Intelligent spell-checking in org-mode 2014-09-29T12:08:17.777

38 Restart emacs from within emacs 2014-12-16T00:07:33.097

37 Why does elisp not have namespaces? 2014-10-27T13:00:03.767

36 How to get intelligent auto-completion in C++? 2014-10-07T21:17:14.590

36 What can I do to speed up my start-up? 2014-10-17T10:36:22.590

35 How to save a keyboard macro as a Lisp function? 2014-09-23T23:00:37.087

35 Recording a GIF screencast of Emacs 2014-10-07T20:59:45.337

35 What are the major features planned for GNU Emacs 25? 2014-10-14T21:45:07.233

35 The old "how to fold XML" question 2014-10-31T02:02:30.047

35 How to use an external program as the default way to open PDFs from Emacs? 2014-11-04T22:20:47.640

35 How to switch back and forth between two locations in a buffer 2014-11-12T05:52:32.203

35 Org-mode 9: unable to eval code-blocks 2016-11-05T12:57:26.147

34 Debugging a frozen Emacs 2014-09-30T13:39:31.887

33 How do I use emacsclient to connect to a remote emacs instance? 2014-09-27T15:26:47.310

32 Weird shell output when using IPython 5 2016-07-08T14:16:26.150

31 What functionality is missing in GNU Emacs when compared to XEmacs? 2014-09-27T22:03:07.747

31 How to replace an element of an alist? 2014-11-11T20:49:17.757

31 Org-mode on the phone or on Evernote? 2014-11-25T00:05:17.177

31 How to quickly copy/move file in Emacs Dired? 2014-12-21T01:12:50.690


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