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GNU Emacs

https://www.gnu.org/software/emacs/
The extensible, customizable, self-documenting text editor.

Emacs is an extensible and highly customizable text editor. It is based on an Emacs Lisp interpreter with extensions for text editing. Emacs has been extended in essentially all areas of computing, giving rise to a vast array of packages supporting, e.g., email, IRC and XMPP messaging, spreadsheets, remote server editing, and much more. Emacs includes extensive documentation on all aspects of the system, from basic editing to writing large Lisp programs. It has full Unicode support for nearly all human languages.

Documentation

https://www.gnu.org/software/emacs/tour

https://www.gnu.org/software/emacs/manual/

Selection from the FSF shop

Free as in Freedom 2.0, by Richard Stallman

Introduction to the Command Line

GNU Emacs Manual, 18th Edition, v. 26.1

An Introduction to Programming in Emacs Lisp, 3rd Edition

All Things Emacs Bundle



Helping the GNU Project and the Free Software Movement



If you have corrections to this entry or questions about it, please contact: mailto:maintainers@gnu.org


"IRC general" IRC general channel
irc://irc.freenode.net/#emacs

Related Projects



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

AUCTeXA sophisticated TeX environment for Emacs.https://www.gnu.org/software/auctex/
Develockadditional font-lock keywords for the developers on Emacshttp://www.jpl.org/elips/
E2WMsimple window manager for emacshttps://github.com/kiwanami/emacs-window-manager
EBDBContact management packagehttps://github.com/girzel/ebdb
ElibLibrary of Emacs LISP functions.https://www.gnu.org/software/elib/
Emacs X Window ManagerAnother Emacs-based window managerhttps://github.com/ch11ng/exwm
OO-BrowserMulti-windowed interactive object-oriented class browser.https://www.gnu.org/software/oo-browser/
RopemacsAn emacs mode for using rope python refactoring libraryhttps://github.com/python-rope/ropemacs
The Insidious Big Brother DatabaseContact management utility for Emacs.https://elpa.gnu.org/packages/bbdb.html
URLGeneral-purpose URL loading library for Emacs.https://www.gnu.org/software/url/
VMmail user agent for Emacshttp://www.nongnu.org/viewmail/
calcAdvanced desk calculator for GNU Emacs.https://www.gnu.org/software/calc/
cfs-elFrontend for CFS.https://www.gnu.org/software/cfs-el/
mu/mu4emaildir indexer/searcher + emacs mail client + guile bindingshttps://www.djcbsoftware.nl/code/mu/
rt-liberationEmacs interface to RT.https://www.nongnu.org/rtliber/
scannerScan documents and images with GNU Emacshttps://gitlab.com/rstocker/scanner


Licensing

License

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Notes

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Kelly Hopkins

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18 May 2010




Leaders and contributors

Contact(s)Role
Eli Zaretskii co-maintainer
Nicolas Petton co-maintainer
Lars Ingebrigtsen co-maintainer


Resources and communication

AudienceResource typeURI
Generalhttps://www.emacswiki.org
Downloadhttps://alpha.gnu.org/gnu/emacs/
Mailing Listhttps://lists.gnu.org/mailman/listinfo/help-emacs-windows/
GNU Emacs Release HistoryDeveloperhttps://www.gnu.org/software/emacs/history.html
Mailing Listhttps://lists.gnu.org/mailman/listinfo/gnu-emacs-sources/
help-gnu-emacs Info PageMailing Listhttps://lists.gnu.org/mailman/listinfo/help-gnu-emacs/
Mailing Listhttps://lists.gnu.org/mailman/listinfo/gnu-system-discuss/
Debian (Ref) (R)https://tracker.debian.org/pkg/emacs-goodies-el
Mailing Listhttps://lists.gnu.org/mailman/listinfo/emacs-bidi/
WikidataGeneralhttps://www.wikidata.org/wiki/Q1252773
Mailing Listhttps://lists.gnu.org/mailman/listinfo/emacs-diffs/
bug-gnu-emacs Info PageMailing Listhttps://lists.gnu.org/mailman/listinfo/bug-gnu-emacs/
Savannah (Ref)https://savannah.gnu.org/projects/emacs/
Debian (Ref) (R)https://tracker.debian.org/pkg/emacs-non-dfsg
Mailing Listhttps://lists.gnu.org/mailman/listinfo/emacs-orgmode/
Emacs newsGeneralhttps://sachachua.com/blog/category/geek/emacs/emacs-news/
Mailing Listhttps://lists.gnu.org/mailman/listinfo/emacs-buildstatus/
Emacs-devel Info PageMailing Listhttps://lists.gnu.org/mailman/listinfo/emacs-devel/
Downloadhttps://ftp.gnu.org/gnu/emacs/
VCS Repository Webviewhttps://web.cvs.savannah.gnu.org/viewvc/emacs/
Mailing Listhttps://lists.gnu.org/mailman/listinfo/emacs-elpa-diffs/
GNU bug report logsBug Trackinghttps://debbugs.gnu.org/cgi/pkgreport.cgi?package=emacs
Mailing Listhttps://lists.gnu.org/mailman/listinfo/emacs-commit/
Emacs-bug-tracker Info PageMailing Listhttps://lists.gnu.org/mailman/listinfo/emacs-bug-tracker/
Generalhttps://savannah.gnu.org/people/
Debian (Ref) (R)https://tracker.debian.org/pkg/emacs
Emacs Lisp Package ArchiveGeneralhttps://elpa.gnu.org/packages/index.html
Downloadhttps://ftp.gnu.org/old-gnu/emacs/
Mailing Listhttps://lists.gnu.org/mailman/listinfo/info-gnu-emacs/
Emacs newsMailing Listhttps://lists.gnu.org/mailman/listinfo/emacs-tangents/
Mailing Listhttps://lists.gnu.org/archive/html/emacs-pretest-bug/
SavannahVCS Repository Webviewhttps://git.savannah.gnu.org/cgit/emacs.git


Software prerequisites

This entry (in part or in whole) was last reviewed on 11 August 2020.



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