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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.
 
 
== FreeBSD ==
 
 
 
=== Install ===
 
 
 
==== Emacs 23 ====
 
 
 
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.
 
 
 
To fetch and install the package run:
 
 
 
<source lang="text">
 
 
 
# pkg_add -r emacs
 
 
 
</source>
 
 
 
Or use the ports:
 
 
 
<source lang="text">
 
 
 
# cd /usr/ports/editors/emacs
 
 
 
# make install
 
 
 
</source>
 
 
 
==== Emacs 24 ====
 
 
 
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:
 
 
 
<source lang="text">
 
 
 
# pkg_add -r emacs-devel
 
 
 
</source>
 
 
 
Or use the ports:
 
 
 
<source lang="text">
 
 
 
# cd /usr/ports/editors/emacs-devel
 
 
 
# make install
 
 
 
</source>
 
 
 
=== Related documentation ===
 
[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.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
== NetBSD ==
 
 
 
== OpenBSD ==
 
 
 
== PC-BSD ==
 
 
 
 
 
[[Category:FreeBSD]][[Category:Emacs-24]][[Category:Beginner]][[Category:Install Or Upgrade]]
 

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.