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Emacs is available among BSD variants including FreeBSD, NetBSD, OpenBSD and PC-BSD
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Yeah, undeadly.org does, but there isn't that much trafifc on it. I like to see daily info, if you can't tell from my schedule here. To qualify that: undeadly.org does a good job and I've been reading it for years, but I bet there's more news and events possible to post.
 
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== FreeBSD ==
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=== Install ===
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==== Emacs 23 ====
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To install the latest stable version of Emacs, with all the latest features, there are two approaches: using a pre built package or building from the ports.
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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
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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
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# make install
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</source>
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==== Emacs 24 ====
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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.
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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]]
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Revision as of 07:19, 22 June 2012

Yeah, undeadly.org does, but there isn't that much trafifc on it. I like to see daily info, if you can't tell from my schedule here. To qualify that: undeadly.org does a good job and I've been reading it for years, but I bet there's more news and events possible to post.