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Emacs is available among BSD variants including FreeBSD, NetBSD, OpenBSD and PC-BSD
 
Emacs is available among BSD variants including FreeBSD, NetBSD, OpenBSD and PC-BSD
  
= FreeBSD =
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== FreeBSD ==
  
= NetBSD =
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=== Install ===
  
= OpenBSD =
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To install the latest development version of Emacs, with all the latest features, there are two approaches: using a pre built package or building from the ports.
  
= PC-BSD =
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To fetch and install the package run:
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<source lang="text">
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# pkg_add -r emacs-devel
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</source>
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Or use the ports:
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<source lang="text">
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# cd /usr/ports/editors/emacs-devel
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# make install
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</source>
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=== Related documentation ===
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[http://www.freebsd.org/doc/en/books/developers-handbook/emacs.html Using Emacs as a Development Environment] from the official FreeBSD project documentation. Some of the config tweaks are a bit dated and might need updating. But overall it's a good starting point.
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== NetBSD ==
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== OpenBSD ==
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== PC-BSD ==
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[[Category:FreeBSD]][[Category:Emacs-24]][[Category:Beginner]][[Category:Install Or Upgrade]]

Revision as of 16:37, 31 March 2012

Emacs is available among BSD variants including FreeBSD, NetBSD, OpenBSD and PC-BSD

FreeBSD

Install

To install the latest development version of Emacs, with all the latest features, there are two approaches: using a pre built package or building from the ports.

To fetch and install the package run:

# pkg_add -r emacs-devel

Or use the ports:

# cd /usr/ports/editors/emacs-devel
 
# make install

Related documentation

Using Emacs as a Development Environment from the official FreeBSD project documentation. Some of the config tweaks are a bit dated and might need updating. But overall it's a good starting point.


NetBSD

OpenBSD

PC-BSD