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= Looking at Emacs Lisp files =
 
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When installing new packages, you would want to hear some words of wisdom from the author of the library file.
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; {{Command|find-library}}
 
; {{Command|find-library}}
: Try {{Command|find-library RET mediawiki RET}} to see whether you have installed [[Mediawiki.el]].
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: Try {{Command|find-library RET mediawiki RET}} to see whether you have installed [[Mediawiki.el]]. If it works, look at the ''Commentary'' section to see the author's notes.
  
  
 
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Revision as of 09:07, 30 March 2012

Troubleshooting tips from long time Emacs users.

Locate library file

M-x locate-library
Use this to debug load-path issues. Try M-x locate-library RET org RET now.

Debug conflicting installations

M-x list-load-path-shadows
You are setup is hoaxed because you don't know what you are doing?

Looking at Emacs Lisp files

When installing new packages, you would want to hear some words of wisdom from the author of the library file.

M-x find-library
Try M-x find-library RET mediawiki RET to see whether you have installed Mediawiki.el. If it works, look at the Commentary section to see the author's notes.