Git for Windows – comes with a nice minimal GNU shell environment

https://github.com/git-for-windows/git/wiki/FAQ https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/mingw-w64#MSYS2 – GfW is based on MSYS2; MSYS2 provides a Unix environment to Windows https://www.msys2.org – … https://www.gnu.org/software/emacs/download.html#windows – MSYS2 users can install GNU Emacs using a pacman command line http://ftp.gnu.org/gnu/emacs/windows/ – I wonder whether I can get this GNU Emacs for Windows to cooperate with the MSYS2 provided by GfW https://www.gnu.org/software/emacs/manual/html_node/emacs/Microsoft-Windows.html I guess… Continue reading Git for Windows – comes with a nice minimal GNU shell environment

disable colours in Emacs

https://www.emacswiki.org/emacs/AngryFruitSalad http://catb.org/jargon/html/A/angry-fruit-salad.html https://en.wiktionary.org/wiki/angry_fruit_salad http://www.askbjoernhansen.com/2002/09/05/unix_tip_disable_colors_in_ema.html https://unix.stackexchange.com/questions/108257/how-do-i-stop-emacs-from-colouring-the-text-of-the-file-i-am-editing#108272 To disable colouring in your current buffer, toggle font-lock-mode off with this command (my ad-hoc solution): M-x font-lock-mode To disable font-lock-mode “permanently” – see above! You may still find coloured remainders – but it’s not as bad any longer. Continued: One day I suddenly noticed what should have been obvious… Continue reading disable colours in Emacs

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osx / macOS : GNU Emacs: How to Restore File System Access in macOS Catalina

https://emacs.stackexchange.com/questions/53026/how-to-restore-file-system-access-in-macos-catalina https://emacs.stackexchange.com/questions/53904/why-cant-i-list-the-contents-of-desktop-on-macos-using-dired https://github.com/caldwell/build-emacs/issues/84#issuecomment-545754668 I actually added Emacs (and /usr/bin/ruby) here: System Preferences > Security & Privacy > Privacy > Full Disk Access

tracing Emacs Tramp

https://www.emacswiki.org/emacs/TrampMode#toc25 – Helpful variables you can set for debugging (possibly outdated) https://www.gnu.org/software/tramp/ https://www.gnu.org/software/tramp/#Traces-and-Profiles

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Emacs: image mode

https://www.emacswiki.org/emacs/ImageMode https://www.gnu.org/software/emacs/manual/html_node/emacs/File-Conveniences.html The best description of this mode seems to be the internal mode description itself (“C-h m”).  Took me ages to remember that. What a fool!

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