The emacs-desktop bundle


The emacs-core bundle builds and installs the GNU Emacs extensible editor on top of the graphical environment.

It also configures the /etc/profile.d/ script to set the EDITOR enviroment variable at boot time. Either log in again to get this variable set or source the profile file for the current session:

$ source /etc/profile.d/


Bundle variables

BUNDLE_SOURCES: This bundle uses the common phyglos group of source packages.

Graphical enviroment

PHY_EMACS_X_TOOLKIT : Set the graphical toolkit to link against. Allowed values are gtk2 and gtk3.