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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 with hands

Not all writers work within the confines of a word processor. More than a few of us tap out words...
3 text editor alternatives to Emacs and Vim

Vim and Emacs are the decided heavyweights for editing text on the Linux desktop, but they're not...
3 Emacs extensions for getting organized

Want to get organized? Look no further than the Emacs text editor with these three helpful modes.
Vim or Emacs?

It may be 2016, but among many developers and system administrators, the editor war is still alive and well. Vim (and vi) or Emacs : Both have strong...
Emacspeak, an audible interface for Linux

Seth Kenlon gives a step-by-step guide to installing and configuring audible interface Emacspeak.
An intro to Emacs

GNU Emacs can be much more than just a text editor. Learn how to get started.

The text editor is a workhorse for many people working in tech. A few of the most popular options out there today are tried-and-true text editors...