- Packages are managed with Cask and Pallet.
- Works on Mac OS X. I install Emacs on OS X via Homebrew.
- Previously worked on Linux (Emacs 23 GTK on Ubuntu), but not actively maintained for Linux.
- Has some useful accommodations for Dvorak typists, such as
C-tbeing mapped to
C-x, and being able to
C-t c) to do a
- Note that all of the above are way more comfortable if you set caps lock to act as ctrl.
- Assumes that you want to use Emacs for editing text and code and not much more. No email, IRC, web browsing, Org mode craziness, etc.
Beyond what Emacs supports out of the box:
...and some others. See the
Caskfile for the whole gamut.
Additional Modes and Tweaks
- Magit – integration with the Git VCS
- ag – a nice interface to The Silver Searcher, which supercedes grep and ack
- defaults to the Solarized dark theme