Software Details

Emacs 21.3

Platform: Solaris
Category: Applications > Text Reader / Editor

Text editor


Emacs is the extensible, customizable, self-documenting real-time display editor.

  • Content sensitive major modes for a wide variety of file types, from plain text to source code to HTML files.
  • Complete online documentation, including a tutorial for new users.
  • Highly extensible through the Emacs Lisp language.
  • Support for many languages and their scripts, including all the European ``Latin'' scripts, Russian, Greek, Japanese, Chinese, Korean, Thai, Vietnamese, Lao, Ethiopian, and some Indian scripts.
  • A large number of extensions which add other functionality. The GNU Emacs distribution includes many extensions; many others are available separately--even a web browser

Executable Path: /usr/local/bin/emacs

Available to:
  • Students
  • Faculty
  • Staff
Installed in the following computing labs:
  • Gateway Lab 2305
AFS client:

Can be run from any  Solaris PC that is configured as an AFS client
Remote Access:

Can be run from any  Windows, Linux, or Mac PC using an XServer application.
Download Filesize:
Not available for download.

Last Updated: June 29, 2017