Starter kits contain useful Emacs defaults. There are lots of cheat pages, that help to get an overview of the most important commands.
- Emacs Prelude offers very good default settings and is modular. You activate the modules that you use.
- Emacs Starter Kit
- Spacemacs is aimed at users using modal editing. It makes good use of Evil, the Vim layer. However, users who don't like modal editing can still use Emacs-style key bindings with holy-mode.
- Graphene: A set of defaults for Emacs, for refugees from GUI text editors.
- Emacs Kicker