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How can I install emacs on Xubuntu , the command:

sudo apt-get install emacs

doesn't work

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One way to find out is navigate to the following URL in a browser:

try your search there, of course you will need to select the appropriate version your using. This should give you a brief answer if the package is included for your version of ubuntu.

Another easy way is to search on your local system if emacs is available in the PPA

  • Open a command line terminal by issuing Ctrl-Alt-T or searching for terminal in the Dash and type

             #sudo apt-get update
    #apt-cache search emacs

This will search all of the packages in the ppa for the words emacs in the title.

According to my response theres a few packages available.

emacs - The GNU Emacs editor (metapackage)
emacs-goodies-el - Miscellaneous add-ons for Emacs
emacs23 - The GNU Emacs editor (with GTK+ user interface)
emacs23-bin-common - The GNU Emacs editor's shared, architecture dependent files
emacs23-common - The GNU Emacs editor's shared, architecture independent infrastructure
emacs23-el - GNU Emacs LISP (.el) files
emacs23-nox - The GNU Emacs editor (without X support)

So essentially you could try to

#sudo apt-get install   

any of the above packages.

[#40003] Tuesday, June 15, 2021, 2 Years  [reply] [flag answer]
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