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Better performance with Emacs native compile

2021-04-29 2 min read emacs linux guides Sebastian Appler
I recently stumbled upon Emacs native compilation. As native sounds like good I had to try it out. If you also want to try it here’s a quick guide how to compile natively. We can find some hints on emacswiki but lets walk through it in detail on an Ubuntu system. First if you compiled Emacs by source before make sure to uninstall it. This can be made with the `make uninstall` command. Continue reading

Why Emacs can become your favorite editor

2021-03-06 5 min read emacs Sebastian Appler
If you ask someone if they heard of Emacs they will probably say; “Yeah, I remembered it when people used it long time ago”. But most people will look at you with a bushy thing going on in their face. My first experience with Emacs was when I studied. The teachers wrote lab-instructions: “Open your favorite editor and follow the instructions. We will assume that you choose Emacs. If you didn’t choose Emacs, good luck, your on your own! Continue reading