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How do I install prelude on Emacs? Answered

I am very new to Emacs (as of the 25th) and I learned that prelude adds some functionality to the program. But, on github where it is available for download the directions seem unclear and confusing to me. I don't know whether or not I'm using Curl or Wget and I don't know how to use them if I am. I tried entering the provided lines as a Shell command into Emacs as well as just entering the text in to my command prompt. For the shell command in emacs nothing seems to happen, and for command promp is gives the  "not an exicutable" splerge. I have downloaded the file from GitHub but I don't quite know what to do with it now that I have it. I use Windows XP if that accounts for anything. Any suggestions would be greatly appreciated.



5 years ago

I assume your talking about an old Apple eMac and not the text editor called emacs. So you have XP running on an eMac? If that is the case then you need a windows version of Adobe Prelude and you install it like any other program. No shell commands should be needed.

cURL and Wget are download management tools for download files from GitHub or other servers. If you already have the windows version of Prelude then you don't need to worry about using a download management tool.


Answer 5 years ago

I am talking about the text editor Emacs. The Prelude I want to install in the bbatsov version from GitHub. Sorry if I wasn't clear. But still, thanks for you're help! It clarified what cURL is and what to do with it. Do you have any other suggestions?