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Re: EMACS not found even after installing RPM



You've missed one step. Go to the appropriate directory,
something like
/usr/share/emacs/site-lisp/emacspeak/servers/outloud and compile
the outload server as instructed there. Then launch as emacspeak
-o

On Mon, 20 May 2002, Alan Tu wrote:

> I am having trouble installing Emacspeak. The problem is that I cannot run
> Emacs, even when I think it should be on my system, and then even after I
> installed the Emacs RPM.
> 
> These are the steps I followed:
> 
> 1.  I booted Mandrake as root to a Bash command line and mounted my Windows
> FAT partition where the Emacspeak-related RPM's were previously downloaded.
> 2.  I installed the ViaVoice RTK RPM:
> rpm -i rtk.rpm
> source /etc/profile
> 3.  Install the ViaVoice SDK RPM:
> rpm -i --nodeps sdk.rpm
> 4.  Try to install the Emacspeak RPM:
> rpm -i emacspeak.rpm
> Note that the filenames are fictitious and not what I actually had.
> 
> I was told that I was missing Emacs, TCL, and TCLx. I tried typing Emacs and
> the command was not found. At this point I was surprised because I assumed
> this was standard.
> 
> 5.  I went to the Mandrake CD, rpm'ed the Emacs rpm, rpm'ed the TCL rpm, and
> RPM'ed the TCLx RPM (ignoring a dependency with the --nodeps switch).
> 6.  At this point, I tried installing the Emacspeak RPM, and it did install.
> 7.  But when I try to run Emacs or emacspeak, it complains emacs is not
> found.
> 
> My question is, what am I doing wrong?
> 
> Alan
> 
> 
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