emacs - GNU Emacs editor (metapackage)

Property Value
Distribution Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Xenial Xerus)
Repository Ubuntu Main amd64
Package name emacs
Package version 46.1
Package architecture all
Package type deb
Installed size 25 B
Download size 1.65 KB
Official Mirror archive.ubuntu.com
GNU Emacs is the extensible self-documenting text editor.
This is a metapackage that will always depend on the latest
recommended Emacs release.


Package Version Architecture Repository
emacs_46.1_all.deb 46.1 all Ubuntu Main
emacs - - -


Name Value
emacs24 -
emacs24-lucid -
emacs24-nox -


Type URL
Binary Package emacs_46.1_all.deb
Source Package emacs-defaults

Install Howto

  1. Update the package index:
    # sudo apt-get update
  2. Install emacs deb package:
    # sudo apt-get install emacs




2014-08-07 - Rob Browning <rlb@defaultvalue.org>
emacs-defaults (46.1) unstable; urgency=medium
* Add emacs-nox metapackage.  (closes: #754145)
2014-06-30 - Rob Browning <rlb@defaultvalue.org>
emacs-defaults (46.0) unstable; urgency=low
* Switch to emacs24.
2012-09-08 - Rob Browning <rlb@defaultvalue.org>
emacs-defaults (45.0) unstable; urgency=low
* Provide the emacs metapackage (previously produced by emacs23,
emacs24, etc.).
* Set the initial dependencies to Emacs 23 (for the wheezy release).
* Set the initial version higher than any existing emacs binary package.

See Also

Package Description
emacsen-common_2.0.8_all.deb Common facilities for all emacsen
enchant_1.6.0-10.1build2_amd64.deb Wrapper for various spell checker engines (binary programs)
eog-dev_3.18.2-1ubuntu1_all.deb Development files for the Eye of GNOME
eog_3.18.2-1ubuntu1_amd64.deb Eye of GNOME graphics viewer program
erlang-asn1_18.3-dfsg-1ubuntu3_amd64.deb Erlang/OTP modules for ASN.1 support
erlang-base_18.3-dfsg-1ubuntu3_amd64.deb Erlang/OTP virtual machine and base applications
erlang-corba_18.3-dfsg-1ubuntu3_amd64.deb Erlang/OTP applications for CORBA support
erlang-crypto_18.3-dfsg-1ubuntu3_amd64.deb Erlang/OTP cryptographic modules
erlang-dev_18.3-dfsg-1ubuntu3_amd64.deb Erlang/OTP development libraries and headers
erlang-diameter_18.3-dfsg-1ubuntu3_amd64.deb Erlang/OTP implementation of RFC 6733 protocol
erlang-doc_18.3-dfsg-1ubuntu3_all.deb Erlang/OTP HTML/PDF documentation
erlang-edoc_18.3-dfsg-1ubuntu3_amd64.deb Erlang/OTP module for generating documentation
erlang-eldap_18.3-dfsg-1ubuntu3_amd64.deb Erlang/OTP LDAP library
erlang-erl-docgen_18.3-dfsg-1ubuntu3_amd64.deb Erlang/OTP documentation stylesheets
erlang-eunit_18.3-dfsg-1ubuntu3_amd64.deb Erlang/OTP module for unit testing