I'm using andLinux and for whatever reason, emacs seems to think that the file I'm editing has been changed every time I try to edit/save and keeps reprompting me. Very annoying. Is there a way to make emacs stop checking the file on the disk?
You can use the accepted answer to the SO question Emacs: how to disable ‘file changed on disk’ checking? which basically says to add this to your .emacs:
Though this seems dangerous to do...