Error Emacs slime: eval-buffer: Symbol's function definition is void: define-slime-contrib

I'm using emacs with lisp (using slime) for a short time...this work but today when I run it appear this message: eval-buffer: Symbol's function definition is void: define-slime-contrib means this...

Emacs 23 on Ubuntu - menus between Tools and Help are broken

I have used succesfully used for some time GNU Emacs 23.1.50.1 (x86_64-pc-linux-gnu, GTK+ Version 2.18.0) on Ubuntu 9.10. With all kinds of plugins and additions. Now I have installed a...

emacs identation works only in terminal (-nw)

I have GNU Emacs 23.1.1, on Ubuntu 10.10. I have to following .emacs: (custom-set-variables '(cua-mode t nil (cua-base)) '(inhibit-startup-screen t) ) (show-paren-mode 1) (setq...

Segmentation Fault using Git on Virtual Machine

I have just created an Ubuntu virtual machine for web development and I want to use Git for version control, however I'm running into some problems. [The reason that I mention the VM is simply...

Emacs ,org, beamer - No definition for class `beamer' in `org-export-latex-classes'

I am following this tutorial, and I am getting this error, when I try to export the presentation to latex: No definition for class `beamer' in `org-export-latex-classes' Note: I installed emacs...

Emacs shell-command outputting "cannot set terminal process group" and "no job control in this shell"

When I run shell-command in Emacs on Debian 6.0 (Squeeze), e.g. (shell-command "ls") the output is preceded with bash: cannot set terminal process group (-1): Invalid argument bash: no job...

emacs error cannot save customizations

When setting the home screen of emacs, a failure message was displayed "cannot save customizations" Loading 00debian-vars... No /etc/mailname. Reverting to default... Loading...

Emacs cannot save customizations- init file not fully loaded

When I try to check the "do not show this screen again" box and save at the Emacs default start buffer, I get an error: custom-save-all: Cannot save customizations, init file not fully loaded My...

elisp: silence "Loading" messages in batch mode

Even when I invoke emacs -batch (that is, batch mode without actually doing anything), emacs vomits out a whole pile of messages: $ emacs -batch Loading 00debian-vars... Loading...

Emacs init.el file doesn't load

When I open emacs, the following messages appear in the *Messages* buffer, and my init.el file (located at ~/.emacs.d/init.el) doesn't load. Loading 00debian-vars...done Loading...

ess won't fully install ubuntu 12.04

The last time I ran sudo apt-get upgrade ess gave this error and now says its not fully installed. I checked and installed all dependencies and couldn't find any other reports of this...

ILISP installation troubles

OK I am aware that ILISP is no longer developed, but SLIME does not have some of the features of ILISP, ie autocompletion, highlighting user-defined functions, argument list hints for user...

error in uninstalling emacs in ubuntu

I am new to Linux and using Ubuntu. I was trying to add the sage math mode in emacs. I did something wrong while editing the site-start.el file in ~/.emacs folder and emacs started to do some...

Why emacs --batch Org-Mode pdf export doesn't work as expected?

I'm trying to org-export-as-pdf an org file in batch mode (org version > 8). $ emacs --batch --file test.org -f org-export-as-pdf-and-open Loading 00debian-vars... Loading...

How to output the standard out of a subprocess running inside emacs --script

I want the output of a subprocess echoed to my terminal while in emacs --script. I have this file called "printer.els" with the following contents: #!/usr/bin/emacs --script (apply 'call-process...

Configuring auto-complete mode on emacs

I decided to give emacs another try, but configuring it can be quite a pain. I wanted something to simple auto complete html tags and php functions, then I find the auto-complete mode. I installed...

"Symbol's function definition is void: cl-defstruct" error for my emacs script

I am trying to write an emacs script to call from the command line in the following way: emacs --script script.el I am running into issues when I try to include either a cl-defstruct or a...

How to install libc++ on Ubuntu 12.04 (precise) in Travis?

In the Travis Ubuntu-precise apt whitelist there is the package libc++-dev listed, which I try to install via # .travis.yml addons: apt: sources: - ubuntu-toolchain-r-test -...

Ubuntu / DigitalOcean - Unable to fetch packages to install git on a fresh install

Just started with a fresh install of Ubuntu 14.04 on my digitalocean droplet and I'm trying to install git. My first attempt failed to install some packages - [email protected]:~# sudo apt-get install...

Error reinstalling python3 in ubuntu 16.04

I am using ubuntu 16.04 and I removed the preinstalled python3 and want to install it again. However, I'm getting an error when using sudo apt-get -f install python3 : Reading package lists......

Magit cannot connect to emacsclient inside docker?

I am running emacs24.5.1 inside docker (base image is Ubuntu). I installed emacs through apt-get. Furthermore I installed magit through melpa (magit version magit-20170702.858) and it's great....

Error while installing postgresql

I've never used postgres, only MySQL, so it's new for me. I'm trying to installing it on a VM(so I can use only command line). Running the command sudo apt-get install postgresql this is my...

Clojure on emacs fails when running cider-jack-in command

I had been using Clojure on emacs on my Bunsenlabs linux which was similar to Debian. Ones it stopped working. cider-jack-in command caused error. Could anybody help me to fix it? The versions and...

Erlang installation giving erlang-mode is broken error

I am trying to install Elixir from the elixir website on Ubuntu 14.04. I get the following error when I execute $ sudo apt-get install esl-erlang. Can anyone help me out here ? $ sudo apt-get...

The command '/bin/sh -c apt-get install erlang' returned a non-zero code: 1

I am a beginner in Docker and am using Ubuntu 18.04 as a Host machine. While searching for the solution the only thing I got was to increase the VM disk size as it is happening due to low...

How to link against Capstone using CMake?

I'm trying to use the Capstone disassembly framework in a C++ project on Ubuntu. I ran the following command to install the development package: sudo apt-get install libcapstone-dev This...

GCP Compute Engine VM startup-script and SSH Breaks after `apt-get update`

To install git on e2-medium (2 vCPUs, 4 GB memory) Debian GNU/Linux 10 (buster) instances, we run the following script defined in the startup-script-url as per the instructions seen here: GCP...