Upgrading Emacs to 24.5

on Ubuntu 12.04

Dump this in your terminal:

sudo apt-get install checkinstall
mkdir -p ~/src
cd ~/src
wget http://ftp.gnu.org/gnu/emacs/emacs-24.5.tar.gz
tar xf emacs-24.5.tar.gz
cd emacs-24.5
./configure
make
sudo checkinstall

Take it a step further and install Spacemacs:


git clone https://github.com/syl20bnr/spacemacs ~/.emacs.d
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