Install Textadept – Lightweight text editor in Ubuntu 13.10/13.04

This tutorial shows how to install the lightweight text editor Textadept via ppa in Ubuntu 13.10, Ubuntu 13.04, Ubuntu 12.04, Ubuntu 12.10 and Linux Mint. Textadept is a fast, minimalist, and ridiculously extensible cross-platform text editor for programmers. Written in a combination of C and Lua and relentlessly optimized for speed and minimalism over the… Continue reading Install Textadept – Lightweight text editor in Ubuntu 13.10/13.04

Install / Upgrade to Emacs 24.3 in Ubuntu 13.04, 12.10, 12.04

This tutorial shows how to install the latest stable GNU Emacs (so far, it’s 24.3) in Ubuntu 13.04 Raring, Ubuntu 12.10, Ubuntu 12.04 Precise and their deviratives such as Linux Mint and Elementary OS Luna via PPA. Highlights of Emacs 24.3 include: Generalized variables are now in core Emacs Lisp. An update for the Common… Continue reading Install / Upgrade to Emacs 24.3 in Ubuntu 13.04, 12.10, 12.04