Centaur Emacs – A Fancy and Fast Emacs Configuration

Centaur Emacs is an Emacs distribution that aims to enhance the default Emacs experience.

It alters a lot of the default settings, bundles a plethora of additional packages and adds its own core library to the mix.

The final product offers an easy to use Emacs configuration for Emacs newcomers and lots of additional power for Emacs power users.

You need Emacs 25.1 or higher.

Features include:

  • Out of box.
  • Clean and Fast.
  • Quick fuzzy search.
  • Better Org/Markdown support.
  • Support multiple programming languages:
    • C/C++/Object-C/C#/Java.
    • Python/Ruby/Perl/PHP/Shell/Powershell/Bat.
    • Javascript/Typescript/JSON/YAML.
    • Golang/Swift/Rust/Dart/Elixir.
  • Auto completion.
  • Fly syntax check.
  • Fly spell check.
  • Git integration.
  • Project/Workspace integration.
  • Pomodor integration.
  • Support docker.
  • Better Chinese support:
    • Chinese calendar.
    • Youdao dictionary.
    • Pinyin search.

Website: github.com/seagle0128/.emacs.d
Developer: Vincent Zhang and many contributors
License: GNU General Public License v3.0

Centaur Emacs
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# Update Centaur Emacs, including configurations and packages
M-x centaur-update

# Update Emacs configurations only
M-x centaur-update-config

# Update ~/.dotfiles if it exists
M-x centaur-update-dotfiles

# Update packages only
M-x centaur-update-packages

# Update all including configurations, packages and dotfiles
M-x centaur-update-all

Centaur Emacs is written in Emacs Lisp. Learn Lisp with our recommended free books and free tutorials.

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