Does A2 Hosting support Emacs?

Yes, we support Emacs. However, not all of our servers have it installed. To determine if Emacs is installed on your server, type the following command:

ls /usr/bin/emacs*

If Emacs is installed, you see a file named /usr/bin/emacs-xx.y, where xx.y represents the version number.

If your server does not have Emacs installed, please open a support ticket on the A2 Hosting Customer Portal at https://my.a2hosting.com, and we will install it for you.

When Emacs is installed, you can link to the executable binary from your home bin directory. To do this, type the following command. Replace xx.y with the version number installed on your server (for example, 23.1):

ln -s /usr/bin/emacs-xx.y ~/bin/emacs

Now to start Emacs, all you have to do is type the following command:

emacs

More Information

For more information about Emacs, please visit https://www.gnu.org/software/emacs.

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