[ESS] problem installing ESS - linux - non-administrator

Javier Garcia-Pintado j.garcia-pintado at reading.ac.uk
Mon Sep 30 17:26:49 CEST 2013

Hi Rodney,

Many thanks for the prompt response.

It is:

GNU Emacs 21.4.1

Dr. Javier García-Pintado
National Centre for Earth Observation (ESSC-NCEO)
School of Mathematical and Physical Sciences
University of Reading
Tel: +44(0)1183787722
j.garcia-pintado at reading.ac.uk

From: Rodney Sparapani [rsparapa at mcw.edu]
Sent: 30 September 2013 16:23
To: Javier Garcia-Pintado
Cc: ess-help at r-project.org
Subject: Re: problem installing ESS - linux - non-administrator

On 09/30/2013 10:01 AM, Javier Garcia-Pintado wrote:
>     Dear ESS helpers,
>     I am being unable to install ESS [ess-13.09.tgz] on a computer [linux CentOS
>     release 5.6] in which I am not administrator, so I am restricted to install
>     it for my personal use within my $HOME.

Hi Javier:

Apparently, your version of emacs does not have locate-file.  Please
tell us which emacs that is.

Rodney Sparapani, PhD
Manager of Statistical & Computational Operations
Center for Patient Care and Outcomes Research (PCOR)
Medical College of Wisconsin (MCW), Milwaukee, USA

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