This page is about Haqiba. The site provides an easy way to download Emacs config file(s) which can be customized. The config files are ready to use with Emacs. The configuration is tested on GNU Emacs version 24.3 and later. It may work on older versions too.

If you are new to GNU Emacs then let me tell you that it is a powerful and easy to use text editor. It is highly customizable and extensible. If you have not chosen your editor yet then give GNU Emacs a try and you will end up using Emacs your entire life. The basic text editing is similar to any other text editor. As a new user you can certainly use a menu bar to perform daily tasks like cut, copy, paste, and save. Once you get familiar with Emacs, start using key-shortcuts and more advance features.

GNU Emacs has been around since 1970's and it was originally written by Richard Stallman and Guy L. Steele, Jr. Its an interpreter to Emacs Lisp, a dialect of the Lisp programming language.

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Some help on GNU Emacs

  • When you start Emacs click on the link which says Emacs Tutorial. This is a self tutorial which will help you with moving around in Emacs.
  • Emacs Tutorials - A newbie Emacs video tutorials.
  • EmacsRocks - Excellent video tutorials on Emacs.

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