Spacemacs is a sophisticated and polished Emacs set-up focused on ergonomics, mnemonics and consistency.
The use of Emacs 26.x is advised due to compatibility with Spacemacs layers.
emerge --ask app-editors/emacs
git clone https://github.com/syl20bnr/spacemacs ~/.emacs.d
Backup or delete ~/.emacs.d if the directory already exists. If old settings are to be archived, backup ~/.emacsm
Start Emacs and follow the install prompt at the bottom of the screen.
After finishing the first startup process, press ESC -> SPACE -> f -> f ->
.spacemacs . The font can be changed under
dotspacemacs-default-font and layers can be enabled or disabled under
dotspacemacs-configuration-layers among many other options. The settings are written in Lisp.