I can toggle org-indent-mode with M-x org-indent-mode, however I don't want it on by default. I tried, on my config file, (org-indent-mode -1), but I get a "undefined symbol" error. I also tried using setq instead, despite Emacs' wiki saying to use the function not the variable. I also tried (setq auto-indent-start-org-indent nil) because a website said this was the way, but it also didn't work. I am using Emacs 24.4.1 on Debian.

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In your init file, you might have to require the library first:

(require 'org-indent)
(org-indent-mode -1)

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