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  1. #1

    Emacs is there but wont run!

    I did install my linux system with all features for emacs. But when I run "emacs"
    alone, it says "bad or unrecognized command"
    command as if emacs was not on my system.
    At first, I though it was a matter of putting the executable of emacs in the path variable so
    I can run it from whatever path.
    But that was not the issue: I did a search of emacs files on my system, and found a lot of emacs related datas.
    But no emacs executable under /usr/bin or /bin. The only emacs file I found and that is closed to the emacs
    executable si a file called "emacsclient". But when running it, it asks for the emacs server! I tried
    all of the other emacs files, but there's no emacs server or any file that did execute emacs!
    Redgat 4.2 kernel 2.0.30

  2. #2
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    Queens, NY
    How did you install emacs (via RPM, source)?
    What happens when you type "which emacs"
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  3. #3
    I did install it during the linux OS intallation (simply choose
    to install all emacs stuff)


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