New Frame), multiple buffers
emacs package, if it is not already available
$ sudo apt install emacs [sudo] password for your_login: Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state information... Done emacs is already the newest version (1:26.3+1-1ubuntu2). 0 upgraded, 0 newly installed, 0 to remove and 7 not upgraded.
This is the light and easy option
winget install --id GNU.Emacs
plinkcommand to connect to remote servers (instead of Windows builtin
sshin the file name:
host) as you have configured in the Host Name field in Putty
This is the heavyweight option
emacs some_text_file &
g) to abort or interrupt something in emacs
e.g. When you are searching forward with
C-g to exit the search
All the common functions of emacs are available from the pull-down menus at the top, but the real power comes from knowing (a few of) the keyboard shortcuts!
CTRL-c, and will exit emacs
Quit, just faster
CTRL-s, and will Search forward
Incremental Searchin the Reference Card for more information on searching!
CTRL-Gand will abort the current emacs command/action (e.g. exit a forward search started with
C-zwill iconify the emacs window!
Undofor undoing the previous action!
fif the keyboard has no
Altkey), and will Move forward a word
C-Eto go to the beginning and end of a line
Emacs Tutorial (choose language)…
)) when copy/pasting settings you find on the web
Optionsmenu appear at the end of the configuration file
emacs knows where its configuration file is located, and you can just open it by typing
C-x C-f ~/.emacs and then check how the Home folder (
~/) has been expanded
Related emacs (configuration) files and folders (e.g.
.emacs.d/ folder) are located in the same place as the main configuration file
.emacs(dot-emacs) file in the current user's Home directory
Keyboard shortcuts defined by the example configuration file
C-x C-g: goto line
Shift Right_Arrow: go to the beginning/end of a line
C-e, and the
Shift Down_Arrow: go to the beginning/end of the buffer
F1: Undo (lots of undos!!)
F2: Search and Replace
F3: fill-paragraph (i.e. automatically re-indent text or comments)
F12: Repeat complex command (e.g. restart a previous query-replace operation)
M-;: comment out selected lines
comment characterfor the current buffer mode, e.g.
#for a Python script
C-x C-f), emacs will automatically use the
scp) to your computer when you open it, so that you can edit the file locally
scp) file back to its original remote location when you save it (
/plinkx:jdoe_server:/path/fileon Windows with an existing
jdoe_serversession defined in
'(recentf-mode t)mode, you can easily access recent files in
Open Recentwithout having to type the full access path again!
tramp mode is quite complex and relies on connections to one or more remote computers using external programs and protocols. You may have to experiment a bit till you find the correct syntax and inline method to work with a particular remote server. Make sure you have read the prerequisite section!
M-x doctor). See also Fun and Games in Emacs
I am the psychotherapist. Please, describe your problems. Each time you are finished talking, type RET twice. My climate model does not work Why do you say your climate model does not work? I get wrong results Is it because of your plans that you say you get wrong results?