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== Installing ==
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Check if your distribution already provides an Emacs version of interest to you.
  
== Building Emacs ==
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If you are interested in daily builds or latest binaries,  try building from [https://github.com/emacsmirror/emacs source] or try one of the following unofficial repositories based on your distribution.
You can build Emacs from [https://github.com/emacsmirror/emacs source] on every distribution out there. Use this option only if your distribution doesn't already provide an Emacs version of interest to you.
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Very few distributions bundle Emacs snapshot builds. If your distribution does not have very latest builds, try the following unofficial repositories.
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= Debian =
 
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== Debian ==
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See [http://emacs.naquadah.org/ emacs-snapshot APT repo]. The page contains installation instructions. High quality, highly recommended builds! After adding the repo install with the following command:
 
See [http://emacs.naquadah.org/ emacs-snapshot APT repo]. The page contains installation instructions. High quality, highly recommended builds! After adding the repo install with the following command:
 
<source lang="bash">
 
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== Ubuntu ==
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= Ubuntu =
 
<source lang="bash">
 
<source lang="bash">
 
$ sudo apt-add-repository ppa:cassou/emacs
 
$ sudo apt-add-repository ppa:cassou/emacs
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== Gentoo ==
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= Gentoo =
 
See [http://www.gentoo.org/proj/en/lisp/emacs/emacs.xml Emacs on Gentoo page].
 
See [http://www.gentoo.org/proj/en/lisp/emacs/emacs.xml Emacs on Gentoo page].
  
== Arch Linux ==
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= Arch Linux =
 
See  [http://aur.archlinux.org/packages.php?ID=33337 emacs-bzr] package from [http://aur.archlinux.org/index.php AUR]
 
See  [http://aur.archlinux.org/packages.php?ID=33337 emacs-bzr] package from [http://aur.archlinux.org/index.php AUR]
  
== Slackware ==
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= Slackware =
 
Compile and Install using [http://github.com/cycojesus/slackbuilds/tree/master/e/emacs emacs.SlackBuild (unofficial)].
 
Compile and Install using [http://github.com/cycojesus/slackbuilds/tree/master/e/emacs emacs.SlackBuild (unofficial)].
  
== Fedora ==  
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= Fedora =
 
No pre-built packages.
 
No pre-built packages.
  
== SusE ==
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= SusE =
 
No pre-built packages.
 
No pre-built packages.
  
== Mandriva ==
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= Mandriva =
 
No pre-built packages.
 
No pre-built packages.
  
 
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Revision as of 01:25, 27 March 2012

Check if your distribution already provides an Emacs version of interest to you.

If you are interested in daily builds or latest binaries, try building from source or try one of the following unofficial repositories based on your distribution.

Debian

See emacs-snapshot APT repo. The page contains installation instructions. High quality, highly recommended builds! After adding the repo install with the following command:

$ sudo apt-get install emacs-snapshot

Ubuntu

$ sudo apt-add-repository ppa:cassou/emacs
$ sudo apt-get install emacs-snapshot

Gentoo

See Emacs on Gentoo page.

Arch Linux

See emacs-bzr package from AUR

Slackware

Compile and Install using emacs.SlackBuild (unofficial).

Fedora

No pre-built packages.

SusE

No pre-built packages.

Mandriva

No pre-built packages.