Moving to Emacs

Moving to emacs You might have seen my previous post stating that I have chosen to use vim for my text editing needs. However when I made that decision I didn't even try emacs. What I did was I installed Gvim package on my arch linux. It was about 7 or 9 MB download. I installed it, played around with it and liked it. Then I thought lets try emacs. I issued command : [noel@Daedalus ~]$ sudo pacman -S emacs Password: resolving dependencies… looking for inter-conflicts… Targets (1): emacs-23.3a-1 Total Download Size: 31.47 MB Total Installed Size: 90.46 MB Proceed […]


No it's not a dinosaur. It's a Firefox addon which I love. In fact without it I don't do anything in Firefox. What it does is it makes Firefox behave like my favourite text editor Vim. So I can browse internet without touching the mouse. And it is much faster to use keyboard to browse internet than mouse once you get used to it. Back when I was testing and playing with all those different window managers, after I had set up awesome window manager as my primary working environment. My mouse stopped working. So for about three months I […]