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I want to install emacs on my XUBUNTU 12.04. So I downloaded the emacs.tar.gz file.

I did tar zxf emacs_x.x.x to extract it to a folder.

Then cd emacs/

Then I tried to ./configure. This is not working.

I'm using XUBUNTU 12.04 fresh installation. Please help me solve this problem.

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What's the output of ./configure? – abybaddi009 May 7 '12 at 12:51
Is there a special reason you're trying to compile it yourself from source code? Why not install it via Ubuntu's package management system? sudo apt-get install emacs – Jesper May 7 '12 at 13:45
I don't have internet connectivity – Rahul May 8 '12 at 6:15

Probaly You need to run


before that. Have You read README?

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