Take the 2-minute tour ×
Super User is a question and answer site for computer enthusiasts and power users. It's 100% free, no registration required.

I installed auctex via M-x package-install. I then added this line to my .emacs file: (require 'auctex). However, upon startup, Emacs complains that error: Required feature `auctex' was not provided. When I run in debug mode, I get the following:

Debugger entered--Lisp error: (error "Required feature `auctex' was not provided")
  require(auctex)
  eval-buffer(#<buffer  *load*> nil "/home/koz/.emacs" nil t)  ; Reading at buffer      position 2277
  load-with-code-conversion("/home/koz/.emacs" "/home/koz/.emacs" t t)
  load("~/.emacs" t t)

I suspect I missed something that I should have added to my .emacs file, but I'm not sure what it is. Could someone help me out?

share|improve this question
    
(require 'tex) instead of auctex –  lawlist Apr 4 at 20:44
1  
Thanks, that fixed it! –  Koz Ross Apr 4 at 21:12
add comment

1 Answer 1

up vote 1 down vote accepted

The library that needs to be loaded is called tex rather than auctex. Therefore, the following line of code is used instead of (require 'auctex):

(require 'tex)
share|improve this answer
add comment

Your Answer

 
discard

By posting your answer, you agree to the privacy policy and terms of service.

Not the answer you're looking for? Browse other questions tagged or ask your own question.