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GNU Emacs

Extensible, real-time editor

Extraordinarily powerful text editor with additional features including content sensitive major modes, complete online documentation, highly extensible through Lisp, support for many languages and their scripts through its multilingual extension, and a large number of other extensions available either separately or with the GNU Emacs distribution.

Runs on many different operating systems regardless of machine. It offers true Lisp, smoothly integrated into the editor, for writing extensions and provides an interface to the X windows system.






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Related Projects

Extensions, plug-ins, or add-ons for this program

Develockadditional font-lock keywords for the developers on Emacshttp://www.jpl.org/elips/
E2WMsimple window manager for emacshttps://github.com/kiwanami/emacs-window-manager
RopemacsAn emacs mode for using rope python refactoring libraryhttps://github.com/python-rope/ropemacs
VMmail user agent for Emacshttp://www.nongnu.org/viewmail/
mu/mu4emaildir indexer/searcher + emacs mail client + guile bindingshttp://www.djcbsoftware.nl/code/mu/



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Leaders and contributors

John Wiegley Maintainer
Eli Zaretskii co-maintainer
Sacha Chua Community liaison

Resources and communication

AudienceResource typeURI
Debian (Ref)https://tracker.debian.org/pkg/emacs
VCS Repository Webviewhttps://git.savannah.gnu.org/cgit/emacs.git
Savannah (Ref)https://savannah.gnu.org/projects/emacs
Mailing Listhttps://lists.gnu.org/mailman/listinfo/help-gnu-emacs
Python (Ref)https://pypi.org/project/emacs
Mailing Listhttps://lists.gnu.org/mailman/listinfo/bug-gnu-emacs
Debian (Ref) (R)https://tracker.debian.org/pkg/emacs23
Mailing Listhttps://lists.gnu.org/mailman/listinfo/emacs-devel
Debian (Ref) (R)https://tracker.debian.org/pkg/emacs24
Mailing Listhttps://lists.gnu.org/mailman/listinfo/gnu-system-discuss
Debian (Ref) (R)https://tracker.debian.org/pkg/emacs25

Software prerequisites

This entry (in part or in whole) was last reviewed on 12 June 2018.


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