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I'm a vim user currently trying to learn emacs. For vim there are distributions (although I'm not using any) such as janus which has all common plugins. Are there anything similar for emacs for newbies like me?

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Emacs has a built in package manager which can install packages easily: gnu.org/software/emacs/manual/html_node/emacs/Packages.html –  Tom Sep 24 '12 at 6:53
    
ye and I also realized that emacs is already shipped with a lot of plugins maybe that's why there is no need for a distribution. –  gokcehan Sep 24 '12 at 10:21
    
Offtopic question: are you trying emacs because you are not happy with vim or you just want to get comfortable with both? –  AnonymousLurker Oct 1 '12 at 6:51
    
I guess I'm just curious. I highly doubt I can give up the finger feel after all this time.. –  gokcehan Oct 1 '12 at 9:21
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You might take a look at the emacs starter kit or prelude for common startup configurations for emacs

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just what I needed thanks.. –  gokcehan Oct 1 '12 at 9:42
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