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The Emacs text editor has long had a legion of devoted fans. Whether you've been using Emacs for many years or you're new to the software, the tips, tricks, plugins, and more shared by Opensource.com authors will help you use this popular software better.

Typewriter in the grass

If you're already familiar with GNU Emacs, you should feel right at home in Freemacs.
Text editor on a browser, in blue

If you're looking for a fast, easy Emacs editor without a long list of dependencies, give Jove a try.
Emoji keyboard

Emacs isn't a mere text editor; it places you in control and allows you to solve nearly any problem you encounter.
Emoji keyboard

A long-time, loyal Vim user moves to the other side in the age-old debate between text editors.
metrics and data shown on a computer screen

Emacs' versatility and extensibility bring the editor's full power into play for writing data science code.
Filing cabinet for organization

You can use LaTeX for scientific and technical documents without all of the confusing commands and syntax you would normally need.
Programming keyboard.

Learn how Elisp deals with variables and to use them in your scripts and configurations.
Computer keyboard typing

10 tips for diving into the world of this useful group of open source text editors.