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Interact with AWS S3 from Emacs


Copy s3.el into your Emacs source directory, set s3-access-key and s3-secret-key to appropriate values and add this to your .emacs:

(autoload 's3 "s3" "Interact with Amazon Web Services S3" t nil)


Install hmac-sha1 from


Call s3-get-url to generate a GET URL. Expiration defaults to 24 hours.

To Do

(A lot.)

  • Add downloading/buffer insertion
  • Add post-buffer-to-S3
  • S3 bucket listing
  • S3 key deletion


This program is free software; you can redistribute it and/or modify it under the terms of the GNU General Public License as published by the Free Software Foundation; either version 3, or (at your option) any later version.

This program is distributed in the hope that it will be useful, but WITHOUT ANY WARRANTY; without even the implied warranty of MERCHANTABILITY or FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE. See the GNU General Public License for more details.

You should have received a copy of the GNU General Public License along with GNU Emacs; see the file COPYING. If not, write to the Free Software Foundation, Inc., 51 Franklin Street, Fifth Floor, Boston, MA 02110-1301, USA.

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