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Old 04-21-2005, 03:57 PM   #1
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I don't know how to install emacs.
I have downloaded emacs and also unzipped and tar it. Now I have a dir called emacs, but what now? (there is also one called install )
What are the next steps?

Thank you in advance.
Old 04-21-2005, 04:02 PM   #2
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Emacs should have already been installed!!!

Open a terminal and type emacs

Old 04-21-2005, 04:11 PM   #3
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It isn't...

bash: emacs: command not found

I don't understand why.

t@D40AE555:~/emacs-21.4> ls -a
. config.log lib-src msdos
.. config.sub lisp nt
aclocal.m4 configure lock oldXMenu
BUGS etc mac site-lisp
ChangeLog FTP make-dist src
confdefs.h info update-subdirs
config.bat INSTALL man vms
config.cache install-sh mkinstalldirs vpath.sed
config.guess leim move-if-change
Old 04-21-2005, 04:37 PM   #4
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if it was a .tar.gz file then you probably got the source code. either look for an rpm, or install from source like this:

open a terminal and cd into the untarred emacs directory, then type these commands:

make install

that should do it.
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If you are using Suse, just install using YAST.


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