1. Sergei_Shablovsky

    micro editor not installed by pkg

    Micro looks great. ;) For some unknown reason pkg install micro or pkg install editors/micro, even pkg install micro-2.0.10_2 not working, - exit with no Errors with: The most recent versions of packages are already installed BUT nothing really by pkg info micro or pkg info | grep editor...
  2. D

    multimedia/avidemux installed but nowhere to be found

    I installed multimedia/avidemux to try it out as a video editor via pkg install avidemux. It installed successfully, but it is nowhere to be found in my applications menu (in other words, there's not a .desktop file) and running avidemux in the terminal gives nothing. Does avidemux run with a...
  3. V

    Solved PDF Editor on FreeBSD?

    Are there any good pdf editors here on FreeBSD? Doing pkg search pdf | grep editor yields nothing. I do not really need anything fancy, I just want to highlight and draw inside a PDF file.
  4. V

    Solved vi (nvi) :esc

    I didn't find the answer, so must post there. I use vi (nvi-2.1.3) which is in a base and I found confusion. If I print colon ( : ) and then press Esc then some window (buffer) opens in a bottom of vi editor. There is no such thing in vi 1.79, but is only in nvi2. . I later realized that whis...
  5. -Snake-

    What is your favorite text editor?

    I would like to know which text editor you use in FreeBSD, I like vim very much to program, for very simple things I usually use nano. Which one is your favorite? PD: This does not try to be a flame "emacs vs vim" just a nice debate.
  6. neilms

    Install of Emacs fails to work

    Hello, I’m using FreeBSD 11.0-RELEASE-p1. I only want to run a few programs in console as I am using my machine for learning c++. So I need to install Emacs as this is my preferred editor. Today I did pkg install emacs25-25.3_1,3 I thought everything went smoothly as no error messages were...
  7. MMacD

    Other Editor that will handle file that's too large for memory?

    (Apologies if this is the wrong category for this question, and please feel free to move it) None of my machines have more than 32GB, but I sometimes need to edit files that are Very Much Larger (e.g. 150GB). I've tried various workarounds (sed, split the file, etc) but none are very...
  8. I

    Xfce Any good menu editors for Xfce?

    I cannot find any good menu editors. I've tried Alacarte and nothing loads. I launch it in the terminal and receive this error: Traceback (most recent call last): File "/usr/local/bin/alacarte", line 21, in <module> from Alacarte.MainWindow import main ImportError: No module named...