Edit your ~/.emacs file to add the following at the end:
;; open with single window (setq inhibit-startup-screen t) (add-hook 'emacs-startup-hook 'delete-other-windows)
Note: If ~/.emacs doesnt exist, just create it and paste the above code in it. On restarting Emacs, you’ll notice that the split window has disappeared.
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