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ipython not working in org mode

I've followed everything here in order to set up ipython in org mode. But I keep getting the error: ...executing Ipython code block... apply: Searching for program: no such file or directory, ipython ...
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Emacs does not contain package “package”

I want to add C auto-completion at least so that I can use Emacs on a regular basis as my C editor. I am new to Emacs, and I had already it installed in my system, because it came with the OS (I think)...
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emacs-snapshot from Ubuntu PPA is currently totally broken [closed]

I have updated emacs-snapshot earlier today and it broke my Emacs installation into pieces (it is Ubuntu 14.04). It somehow removed whole emacs24 package so now I have no even emacs-client installed. ...
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Info files are found but not installed (on archlinux)

I am not able to access many info files. For example, the command (info "(gnus) Sorting the Summary Buffer") returns Info file gnus does not exist So I want to install/configure my info files ...
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Magit v2.2.0 failed to load: wrong type argument

After updating to magit v2.2.0 (and removing the old magit, git-rebase-mode and git-commit-mode I got the following error message after calling M-x magit-status: Wrong type argument: symbolp, (cyg . ...
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How can I have the latest version of emacs always

I love using Emacs and I want to have the latest version of Emacs always. But on my Ubuntu machine Emacs won't be upgraded automatically during the regular software updates. Even when I run sudo apt-...
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Installation Warning: Cannot convert string

I am installing emacs from source on Ubuntu machine. make install successfully installed it. Now when I start emacs it is showing this warning Warning: Cannot convert string "-*-courier-medium-r-*-*-...
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How to install a specific version of package?

When I do M-x package-install RET magit it installs the latest version of magit which is 2.1.0. I want to install magit 1.4.2. I don't want to do it manually by downloading and loading package. ...
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Install programs which require superuser permissions

I would like to, as part of Emacs Lisp package set-up process to run some programs which typically require superuser access, for instance, I would like to make sure that certain system packages are ...
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Create private spacemacs layer for yafolding

I had tried to create my first (private) layer for spacemacs, for the yafolding package. So I had created the ~/.emacs.d/private/yafolding/packages.el file with the following contents: (setq ...
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installing emacs: which x-toolkit?

I am installing Emacs 24.5.0, and I want to install it with X. I am on Fedora. the configuration script cannot find any x-toolkit. How do I find out which one is good for me, and in which folder do I ...
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default location to install ess not works with the self installed emacs

I am running Ubuntu 14.04. I don't use emacs from its repository. I installed my emacs by compling from source, the default location is /usr/local. e.g. /usr/local/bin/emacsand /usr/local/share/...
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Should I update or install emacs and related packages?

Emacs site says: The current stable release is 24.4 (released October 20, 2014; see also dates of older releases). I have installed it on my Ubuntu 14.04, by downloading the source from the emacs ...

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