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555fa218 1# Kill-9's Emacs things
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3Emacs (short for Editor MACroS) is a text editor[^1] made by some
4weird guy in the late 70s, and had too many implementations, such as
5Xemacs, Freemacs, µEmacs (microemacs). in 1984 (lmao), the GNU project ~~stole~~
6rewrote the original Emacs code and the most used version of Emacs was
7born: GNU Emacs.
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9# Installation
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11Windows users: <https://ftp.rediris.es/mirror/GNU/emacs/windows/> (Or their nearly GNU mirror)
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13Mac Users: brew install emacs, I guess.
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15GNU/Linux users: probably the "emacs" package on your distro's repos
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17BSD users: pkg install emacs, probably? or check /usr/ports
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19Plan 9 users: What are you doing here?
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21# Other versions of Emacs
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23As mencioned above, there are other versions of emacs, most of them
24are obsolete (Xemacs for example). µEmacs is the emacs version used
25by Linus Torvalds[^2] I do not recommend to use it. If you want to use
26a mini Emacs, you should try [Zile](https://gnu.org/software/zile) or
27[Jed](http://www.jedsoft.org/jed/). Zile is stupidly minimum while Jed
28has syntax highlighting and other kind of programs. But not close to
29real GNU Emacs.
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31You can find more about Emacs on the sidebar.
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33**Highly work in progress, please [contribute](https://gitlab.com/qorg11/kill9)**
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35[^1]: Some people call it a "operating system", but I prefer to call it a Emacs Lisp interpreter.
36[^2]: <https://github.com/torvalds/uemacs>