Copyright 2003-2007 Nick Nielsen

Submitted by nick on Fri, 03/06/2009 - 08:21

I've really been loving GNU Emacs lately. I finally made the switch from XEmacs because of too many little flaky problems, and I have no regrets. If you are into Emacs, you can check out my .emacs file at:


I've also written a bash script that downloads my .emacs (backing it up automatically), as well as a bunch of other packages like gtags, highlight-80+.el, php-mode.el, etc. You can safely run this script, as it backs up your old .emacs file (with a timestamp, so you can run it multiple times). If you're interested, check out:


On a Linux command-line system, I use wget to grab it and then run it to completely set up my editor on a new system in less than a minute.

Feel free to write if you like it, or have suggestions. nick at nielsenhome.net