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Revision as of 06:43, 28 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.


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


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


See Emacs on Gentoo page.

Arch Linux

See emacs-bzr package from AUR


Compile and Install using emacs.SlackBuild (unofficial).


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