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From: Jambunathan K <kjambunathan@gmail.com>
To: Julian Burgos <jmburgos@uw.edu>
Cc: Emacs-orgmode@gnu.org
Subject: Re: installing the OpenDocumentText Exporter
Date: Mon, 13 Jun 2011 18:45:08 +0530	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <81sjrdub37.fsf@gmail.com> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <BANLkTinReuRFyaUQ8RXxvzmxzqB48V6P0Q@mail.gmail.com> (Julian Burgos's message of "Mon, 13 Jun 2011 12:08:32 +0000")

Julian Burgos <jmburgos@uw.edu> writes:

> Hi
> I don´t have the M-x list-packages option.  When I do M-x
> package-list-packages I get a list of packages, but org-odt is not
> there.  Not sure what is the problem.  I´m using emacs 23.3.1 in
> windows xp.

I am assuming that you are using a non-Emacs version of package.el. I
recommend that you use 

1. This version of


if you are on Emacs-23


2. Delete hand installed package.el if you are on Emacs-24.

> In the meanwhile, could you explain me how to install org-odt "by
> hand", using the conventional tar file?

Let me know if you are still having issues after "upgrading" the

I will share further instructions with you.

Jambunathan K.

> Many thanks,
> Julian
> On Mon, Jun 13, 2011 at 4:21 AM, Jambunathan K <kjambunathan@gmail.com> wrote:
>> Julian Burgos <jmburgos@uw.edu> writes:
>>> Apologies for the basic question.  I need some help installing the
>>> OpenDocumentText Exporter using the ELPA (package manager).  I´ve
>>> added the org-odt repository by adding this to my .emacs file:
>>> (setq package-archives '(("ELPA" . "http://tromey.com/elpa/")
>>>                          ("gnu" . "http://elpa.gnu.org/packages/")
>>>                                                 ("org-odt" .
>>> "http://repo.or.cz/w/org-mode/org-jambu.git/blob_plain/HEAD:/packages/")
>>>                                                ))
>>> but the OpenDocumentText Exporter does not show up in the list of
>>> available packages.  What I am missing?
>> I am not sure what the problem could be at your end. Does the
>> archive-contents get downloaded succesfully? Are you able to see
>> packages from the other repos?
>> Does the package manager report any problems in the *Messages* buffer.
>> I ran M-x list-packages with the settings that you have. I see that
>> archive-contents file is getting succesfully downloaded.
>> I see the following line in the *Packages* buffer.
>> --8<---------------cut here---------------start------------->8---
>>  org-odt            20110519     available  OpenDocumentText exporter for Orgmode
>> --8<---------------cut here---------------end--------------->8---
>> I see following lines in the *Messages* buffer:
>> --8<---------------cut here---------------start------------->8---
>> Contacting host: tromey.com:80
>> Reading [text/plain]... 11k of 11k (100%)
>> Reading... done.
>> Saving file c:/Documents and Settings/kjambunathan/My Documents/My
>> Data/.emacs.d/elpa/archives/ELPA/archive-contents...
>> Wrote c:/Documents and Settings/kjambunathan/My Documents/My
>> Data/.emacs.d/elpa/archives/ELPA/archive-contents
>> Contacting host: elpa.gnu.org:80
>> Reading [text/plain]... 738 bytes of 726 bytes (102%)
>> Reading... done.
>> Saving file c:/Documents and Settings/kjambunathan/My Documents/My
>> Data/.emacs.d/elpa/archives/gnu/archive-contents...
>> Wrote c:/Documents and Settings/kjambunathan/My Documents/My
>> Data/.emacs.d/elpa/archives/gnu/archive-contents
>> Contacting host: repo.or.cz:80
>> Saving file c:/Documents and Settings/kjambunathan/My Documents/My
>> Data/.emacs.d/elpa/archives/org-odt/archive-contents...
>> Wrote c:/Documents and Settings/kjambunathan/My Documents/My
>> Data/.emacs.d/elpa/archives/org-odt/archive-contents
>> --8<---------------cut here---------------end--------------->8---
>>> Many thanks,
>>> Julian
>> --


  reply	other threads:[~2011-06-13 13:15 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 5+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2011-06-13  2:47 installing the OpenDocumentText Exporter Julian Burgos
2011-06-13  4:21 ` Jambunathan K
2011-06-13 12:08   ` Julian Burgos
2011-06-13 13:15     ` Jambunathan K [this message]
2011-06-13 16:14       ` Julian Burgos

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