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how to install just one package from MELPA and not others

Table of Contents 1. background 2. installing or updating one package from MELPA 3. checking if the package is installed correctly 1. background There are two well known Emacs package archives: GNU ELPA and MELPA (well, there’s also Marmalade). The … Continue reading

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how to know which archive an emacs ELPA package is from

The buffer from M-x list-packages doesn’t display which archive each package is from. M-x describe-package doesn’t either. But there is a function for it. The function is package-archive-base. For example, I use two additional ELPA archives: (require ‘package) (add-to-list ‘package-archives … Continue reading

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