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I have aquamacs installed and running nicely on my OS X. I wanted to have, in addition a standard emacs which I downloaded and installed. As I expected they share the same .emacs file, which is fine - I would like the two to have the same features.

When I run the emacs in debug mode, I get an error:

Debugger entered--Lisp error: (file-error "Cannot open load file"
"org-install"$   require(org-install)

which is related to the org-mode I have and want to use. In my .emacs file I have:

(require 'org-install)

which is the line which causes the problem. locate org-install yielded several locations, some are in /Applications/Aquamacs.app/, and thus maybe invisible to emacs. How can I solve this issue?

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What version of emacs is Aquamacs using? What version of standard emacs are you using? Using different versions often causes some of the problems that you're experiencing. I experienced some of this myself when I mixed emacs version (using Emacs.app [downloaded] and the builtin emacs). –  Avery Chan May 19 '12 at 9:27
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If you are running Emacs 24 (in pretest) then org-mode is included and you shouldn't be having any problems. Otherwise you will have to install it. I suppose that you could just add the path to org-mode which is included with Aquamacs to the variable load-path. This might work, but there may be problems with the byte-compiled files being for a different version etc. You can also install org-mode from ELPA.

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