I just installed Emacs 25.2 on my computer, but I can not access its manual. when I press C-h r this screen enter image description here opens which lacks any links related to the Emacs manual. Futhermore, the echo area displays the message Info file emacs does not exist. How do I debug and/or fix this?

  • This sounds like the Emacs manual files were not installed in the correct location. How did you install Emacs 25.2? Which OS are you running? – Basil Dec 9 '17 at 16:36
  • I installed it through apt-get install. My OS is Ubuntu 17.10 – ذوالفقار عبد الحليم Dec 9 '17 at 16:41
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    Have you installed the emacs25-common-non-dfsg package? Its descriptions reads GNU Emacs common non-DFSG items, including the core documentation. – Basil Dec 9 '17 at 16:44
  • Basil Thank You. This package has solved my problem. And now I'm able to access the manual. جزالك الله خيرا – ذوالفقار عبد الحليم Dec 9 '17 at 17:00
  • وإياك, happy to help. :) In future please stick to English, though, in consideration of other users. – Basil Dec 9 '17 at 18:55

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