I'm having a problem where every time I open Spacemacs it immediately crashes on Ubuntu 20.04. It was crashing for some actions with Magit and starting a CIDER REPL so I decided to do a fresh install. Here is my .spacemacs file.

  • Can you load plain emacs with no init file (emacs -Q)? If so, recursively bisect your spacemacs file until you isolate the culprit.
    – Dan
    May 25, 2020 at 13:59

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Addressed here. It's an issue with Emacs 26 using libraries from back in 18.04 that are not present in 20.04.

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