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Re: Save current buffer per 5 miniutes

From: Eli Zaretskii
Subject: Re: Save current buffer per 5 miniutes
Date: Mon, 01 Aug 2016 17:16:08 +0300

> From: "Byung-Hee HWANG (황병희)" <address@hidden>
> Date: Mon, 01 Aug 2016 19:13:10 +0900
> Well i'm affraid to lost my works. Because my ubuntu's X is freeze
> sometimes. So i start to search save current buffer by auto per 5
> miniutes. However i failed. Could you please give me some hints?

Set the variable auto-save-timeout to the value you want, in seconds.

However, the default value is 30 sec, which is less than your 5
minutes.  So the default should be good for you.  You may wish to make
the value of auto-save-interval smaller -- it is the number of
keystrokes after which Emacs will auto-save.  The default is 300.

Read about auto saving in the Emacs manual.

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