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Old 01-07-2009, 07:49 AM   #1
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Emacs does not start

I have a clean 12.1 Slackware install, but emacs refuses to start. The error is: Undefined color: "black". Do you know what can be the reason?
Old 01-07-2009, 11:16 AM   #2
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I don't have a direct answer, but I tried Googling

emacs "Undefined color"

and got about 730 hits ... it looks like this has popped up from time to time on other distros ...


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