[ESS] Process SAS is not running... error on Ubuntu

Vincent Goulet vincent.goulet at act.ulaval.ca
Fri Jul 11 16:01:36 CEST 2008

Le jeu. 10 juil. à 17:24, Dale Steele a écrit :

> I have installed SAS 9.1.3 and ESS on Ubuntu 8.04 (installed via
> 'wajig install http://ftp.debian.org/debian/pool/main/e/ess/ 
> ess_5.3.8~svn3902-1_all.deb').

On a side note: in general, avoid to mix Debian and Ubuntu packages.  
ESS is in Ubuntu. If you want the latest version, it is available  
through CRAN; see



> When I attempt to invoke SAS from emacs using M-x SAS, I get a
> "Process SAS is not running" message from emacs.
> I found the section in the manual regarding making
> 'ess-sas-sh-command' executable.  However, I've been unable to find
> where 'ess-sas-sh-command' is installed on my system.
> Thanks.  --Dale
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