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Unable to launch in macOS Catalina

I recently upgraded my Mac to Catalina 10.15.6. I also upgraded emacs to 27.1. When I try to start it, I get an error: I tried downloading the dmg directly from emacsformacosx.com and installing via ...
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ad-Advice-package--add-to-archive-contents: Symbol's function definition is void: package-desc-vers

Friends, I have put strong effort to write an understandable account of the problem. Thus, I ask you to open all the site links quoted at the place of citation to follow the problem history. I have ...
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trouble installing some packages from MELPA… premature EOF parsing tar file

I am running into trouble installing smart-mode-line and ox-hugo. I use M-x list-packages, select package I want with I, and then execute with X. The error in Messages buffer looks like: Contacting ...
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Ubuntu 27.1 install needs X libraries

Getting this on running ./configure on Ubuntu 20.04 for the new 27.1 install ... checking for X... no checking for X... true configure: error: You seem to be running X, but no X development libraries ...
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Trouble installing elpy (totally newb to both emacs and programming)

I'm having trouble fully installing elpy. I supposedly installed it using emacs' GUI as you can see here. I tried testing whether it works or not by trying to run Eratosthenes's sieve algorithm as ...
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running on the same Linux desktop two different emacs (and their emacsclient)

I would like to run two different emacs on the same Linux desktop (Debian/Sid/x86-64) running some XFCE4 desktop. The first is a latest emacs snapshot compiled from source code every morning (...
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ropemacs installation

I am trying to install ropemacs (https://github.com/python-rope/ropemacs) using: (require 'pymacs) (pymacs-load "ropemacs" "rope-") and did: pip install ropemacs Which gives me following error: ...
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Unable to install Eclim for Eclipse in emacs

$ sudo apt install eclipse eclipse-jdt Then, tried to install eclim using use-package in Emacs: (use-package eclim :ensure t :config (require 'eclim) (setq eclimd-autostart t) (defun ...
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*Compile-log* buffer warning

I am a newbie to Emacs Lisp. started Emacs and the *Compile-log* buffer shows the following logs which I don't have much clue of. I was trying to install Magit and Helm. should anything in this log ...
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Ubuntu, Doom Emacs: fails to run /bin/doom

I am trying to install Doom Emacs. I have installed all dependencies but when I run installation command I get this: ~/.emacs.d/bin/doom install Cannot open load file: No such file or directory, ...
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Install package issue - says disabled, doesn't auto-install dependencies

am relatively new user of emacs - and having a recurring problem that I'm sure has an easy solution, but I can't figure it out at all. Issue is: I use M-x package-install to install say org-ref. ...
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Building Emacs 24.4 without admin rights, ncurses dependency

I'd like to build Emacs 24.4 from source on a system where I don't have admin rights. When I run ./configure, I get the error: "The required function \'tputs' was not found in any library. The ...
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Unbalanced parentheses error when installing flycheck

I'm having trouble installing flycheck. I'm on a Mac (see below for details), and I have placed the 3-line code snippet recommneded on the flycheck installation page in my emacs init file. When I ...
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How to update Org-mode via Package Manager?

I have org-version 9.1.9 installed on Spacemacs and am attempting to install the latest org-version 9.2.6. Install instructions are on https://orgmode.org/worg/org-faq.html#installing-via-elpa and ...
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installing emacs 26.3

I'm trying to install emacs 26.3 on debian 10. After the download : ./configure sudo make sudo checkinstall during the checkinstall, I have the following error : rm -f "/usr/local/share/emacs/26.3/...
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How to run multiple instances of Emacs with a different icon attached to each one of them?

It could be a solution for Plasma or Gnome Shell or Xfce or even a windows manager like i3 or bspwm. I am interested in the mechanism of how to do it - so any solution will suffice. For example, I ...
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Removed Homebrew now the jpeg and png images don't display

Recently I removed the Homebrew completely on my OS X 10.7.4 (because the only reason I was using it was the OpenSSL package and I installed it from scratch into /usr/localand it worked perfectly so ...
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Open Emacs GUI from terminal (keep process running in terminal)

Sorry, but I will probably be not using the correct terminology in this post. I used to be able to open Emacs from my terminal and the terminal process would stay open (I would not be able to ...
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Is it normal for a package to request [sudo] in order to install a package? (this case pdf-tools) concerned about password integrity

I installed pdf-tools through MELPA, and then labels it as installed on a restart but kept viewing pdfs through doc-view. So using M-x pdf-tools-install it requested the sudo password in order to ...
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Is updating Emacs and installing Emacs the same thing?

I installed Emacs 26.1 from dnf package manager on Fedora 29. I would like to install the latest stable Emacs, which is version 26.2. Emacs 26.2 will be on Fedora 31 in 6 months. Is updating Emacs ...
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Can you install Emacs temporarily for testing purposes like new versions and packages?

Is there a way I can install two versions of Emacs on the same machine ? The last time I tried installing versions 24 and 25 neither of the installations was working and the easiest solution was to ...
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How to update Org-mode through Emacs' Package Manager?

I have org-version 9.1.9 installed and am attempting to install the latest version 9.2.2 I followed the instructions on https://orgmode.org/worg/org-faq.html#installing-via-elpa. On my system, M-x ...
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AUCTeX is obsolete on GNU ELPA?

I got this warning when installing AUCTeX from GNU ELPA. The package is installed, but I don't want to use obsolete packages for obvious reasons. I have check the official website of AUCTeX, and it ...
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Windows versions of pretest releases

"Emacs pretest 26.1.92 is out!" reported a recent email. Are downloads of this available for the Windows platform? Where can I find them? Files here were last updated on 17 January 2019, so ...
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How do you do a clean install of emacs+auctex?

It was established here there is a problem with my installation of emacs. So I did $ sudo apt-get --purge autoremove emacs and remove all in $ locate emacs | grep conf I reinstalled emacs from ...
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Installing font package only once via command in file

I have a package that install the all-the-icons-package automatically namely (use-package zerodark-theme :ensure t :init (load-theme 'zerodark t) (zerodark-setup-modeline-format)) all-the-icons ...
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Bidi support for Arabic when installing from source?

Q: how can I get get full bidi support for Arabic when installing Emacs from source? I compiled Emacs from source (v. 26.1) and found that the bidi is not working correctly for Arabic. The good: I ...
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Downgrading Emacs in Fedora via 'dnf'

My problems with emacs 26-1 are discussed at this link : Emacs 26-1 Problems : find-file and neotree The following link discusses using dnf to installing a previous version of a package: https://unix....
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ESS install fails on Ubuntu 18.04

I had previously installed and used Emacs 25.2.2 and ESS 17.11 on Ubuntu 18.04 (Bionic Beaver). While attempting to update to the latest version of ESS, the ESS install script appears to have failed (...
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ESS not installable (Ubuntu 18.04)

The day before yesterday, I have experienced my Ubuntu package ess (Version: 17.11-3bionic0) no more configuring properly during apt-get update. I then tried apt-get install -d ess and: dpkg -i /var/...
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Installing with package-install-file

I am trying to install the gauche-mode. Running the M-x package-install-file and giving the /path/to/gacuhe-mode/ directory gives the Read error: is a directory, /path/to/gacuhe-mode/. How can i ...
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How to automatically install Auctex if certain package is unable to be activated on startup?

every time I git clone my configuration of Emacs into a new machine and start Emacs, there will be error message in Emacs: error: Unable to activate package 'company-auctex'. Required package 'auctex-...
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Why is the Magit M Remote pop-up different than what is shown in the Magit manual?

The Magit manual, 7.1.1 The Remote Popup, describes the following three commands, but they do not appear in my 'M' popup: M C (magit-remote-config-popup) M p (magit-remote-prune) M P (magit-...
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Error with org-fstree: Symbol's function definition is void: reduce

I want to use the package org-fstree (MELPA Link). But in a file when I press C-c C-c at #+BEGIN_FSTREE: ~/ I get the following error: Symbol's function definition is void: reduce I am not sure ...
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Error when I try to re-install package after deleting it

I used package-install to install the pamparam package. It worked. But in playing with it, I got it into a weird state and decided to uninstall and re-install. I uninstalled by deleting its dir in ....
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how install emacs 26 (or whatever latest ver) on mac

Someone (in another SE answer) mentioned a feature thats only available in 26, so I guess now I gotta upgrade. How do you install emacs 26 on macOS Sierra? What I tried: Googled how install emacs ...
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How to build Emacs for an embedded ARM Linux system

I am trying to build Emacs for an embedded ARM Linux system. Unfortunately, it is proving to be more difficult than I anticipated. I have the device mounted at /mnt/my_device. Now I am not sure ...
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Can't install Plantuml-mode — MELPA Package list Incomplete (Mac)

I'm trying to install plantuml-mode based on the instructions here: https://github.com/skuro/plantuml-mode I'm told to try the following: M-x package-install<RET> plantuml-mode<RET> ...
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How to install evil-snipe-enable-alternate-f-and-t-behaviors on Spacemacs?

I am trying to install "evil-snipe" with evil-snipe-enable-alternate-f-and-t-behaviors on Spacemacs. The instruction on https://github.com/syl20bnr/spacemacs/tree/master/layers/%2Bvim/evil-snipe are ...
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Installing Emacs from source: the command `C-h v` for accessing variables doesn't work

I have installed the latest development version of Emacs on my Mac from the source by cloning the Git repository here ('Emacs source repository' under 'Anonymous clone'), and then executing make in ...
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Installing Emacs from source: 'make' fatal error: 'libxml/tree.h' file not found

I wish to run Emacs from the latest development version. I've downloaded the latest Emacs development version from https://savannah.gnu.org/projects/emacs (with git clone -b master git://git.sv.gnu....
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Installing Emacs from source: no 'configure' file

I wish to build the latest development version of Emacs from source. I've browsed to https://savannah.gnu.org/projects/emacs and executed the command suggested on the front page, namely git clone -b ...
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How can I install Emacs25.2 on openSuse?

On Ubuntu I would install emacs dependencies with apt-get build-dep emacs24, extract the emacs25.2.tar.gz and install but the dependencies don't seem to be on openSuse's zypper (package manager). Atm ...
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eww ---> libxml2 library not found

Windows 10 (64 bit), Emacs 25.1. I try to open in Emacs some web page. E.g. www.google.com. So M-x eww Enter URL: www.google.com But I get error: libxml2 library not found
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How I can download the latest version of Emacs on Linux Mint 18.1?

Linux Mint 18.1 (64 bit). I install Emacs by Software Manager. It download Emacs version 24.5. But the latest version is 25.1. How I can download the latest version?
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emacs minimal install for Ubuntu server use

Is there a minimal version of emacs? When using apt get install emacs24 on a 16.04 LTS machine the packet manager propose me to install 200 MB worth of stuff... The following NEW packages will be ...
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What is the proper way to identify a font for .spacemacs file?

Spacemacs isn't finding my Source Code Pro font files, and I think it's a naming issue. I have the fonts installed and in the font cache, /usr/local/share$ fc-list : file | grep source Returns: /...
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libMagickWand-6.Q16.so.2 . . . No such file or directory

I just upgraded from Ubuntu 16.10 to 17.04, and now my Emacs (25.1.1), working fine before, is broken. Here is the error from running emacs --debug-init emacs: error while loading shared libraries: ...
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How to stop a minor mode from auto-loading in Spacemacs?

The smartparens minor mode is quite annoying to me, so I want to have it disabled on default. However, I don't want to uninstall it, in case I need it someday. Can I disable a minor mode without ...
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Why is the emacs-25.1-2 binary for Windows so big?

why is it so big? almost twice the size of 25.1 what's new with it?