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Install for Emacs with npm

Supported operating systems:

GNU/Linux and macOS instructions

quick-lint-js has an npm package, making it easy to install the LSP server for use by the Emacs plugin.

1. Install prerequisites

In order to install quick-lint-js' npm package, you must first install the npm client.

Install one of the following Emacs plugins:

2. Install quick-lint-js

Install quick-lint-js globally (on your machine) for use anywhere, including the Emacs plugin:

npm install --global quick-lint-js

Note: The Emacs plugin does not use quick-lint-js if it is installed locally within your project. The Emacs plugin only uses quick-lint-js if it is globally installed.

3. Install Emacs plugin

  1. Download the quick-lint-js Emacs plugin.
  2. Extract quick-lint-js-emacs.zip's files into a directory somewhere safe (for example, ~/.emacs/quick-lint-js-emacs/).
  3. Add the quick-lint-js-emacs directory to the Emacs load-path variable. For example, add the following line to your init file (e.g. ~/.emacs):
    (add-to-list 'load-path "~/.emacs/quick-lint-js-emacs")
  4. Restart Emacs.

4. Configure

Read the Emacs plugin docs online.