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[ANNOUNCE] Emacs 26.1 released

From: Nicolas Petton
Subject: [ANNOUNCE] Emacs 26.1 released
Date: Mon, 28 May 2018 16:14:22 +0200


Version 26.1 of the Emacs text editor is now available.

For more information on Emacs, see:

You can retrieve the source from your nearest GNU mirror by using one
of the following links:

You can get the PGP signatures at

You can choose a mirror explicitly from the list at:

Mirrors may take some time to update; the main GNU ftp server is at:

Highlights of this release include:

  - Limited form of concurrency with Lisp threads
  - Support for optional display of line numbers in the buffer
  - Emacs now uses double buffering to reduce flicker on the X Window
  - Flymake has been completely redesigned
  - TRAMP has a new connection method for Google Drive
  - New single-line horizontal scrolling mode
  - A systemd user unit file is provided
  - Support for 24-bit colors on capable text terminals

There are many more changes; for a summary see the etc/NEWS file,
which you can view from Emacs with `C-h n'.

For the complete list of changes and the people who made them, see the
various ChangeLog files in the source distribution.  For a summary
of all the people who have contributed to Emacs, see the etc/AUTHORS

Printed copies of the Emacs manual are available for purchase from the
Free Software Foundation's online store at:


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