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I do not have root privileges in my system and I have noticed that I don't have access to a install-info binary, even though I need to install an Emacs package (CEDET).

In the past, whenever I had to use a binary not provided by the system admin, I downloaded it to my home directory and installed it there for my personal use.

I would like to do the same thing with install-info (i.e. install it under my home directory) but I don't know where to download it from. How can I get install-info and install it in my home directory?

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install-info is part of GNU texinfo, which you can get from http://www.gnu.org/software/texinfo/

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