I've managed to build 2.2.2 on . If you'd like to help with testing and reviews, here's the link to the patch on :

Anyone using on ? Maybe we could team up to implement support? is giving me hard time.

What do you use on to highlight text in files?

I really like the way it works on on : hit a shortcut for highlight, select text, and done: selected text is now highlighted.

is not bad but I would like to find something more lightweight. Also, I have to click more to get to the highlight tool whenever I need it.

OTOH, in I am stuck with rectangular selection (I'd like text selection instead).

I wonder what & folks use...

I've created a based reimplementation of (from ).

Long story short, this utility allows you to use your editor in a pipeline (e.g., fetch -o - man.freebsd.org/beinstall.sh | vipe.sh | nc termbin.com 9999).

Let me know if there is something you would improve.


If you have an mobile device (like or ) please help us with reviewing/testing the tutorial we are adding to the manual page:


@xanderio, let's add a .desktop file for so that it could be started from a display manager (e.g., svnweb.freebsd.org/ports/head/)

I am not sure though if it should live in the upsteam repo or the tree.

CC @raichoo

Let's see if enabling with gfx.webrender.enabled in #66 on improves performance.

Thanks to: @debdrup

, a deamon for , the filesystem, has been added to today.

Its aim is to make it easier to use KBFS on FreeBSD. Hopefully, some finds it useful.


I've just added a for the to the FreeBSD .

Its aim is to make you able to edit your favourite wiki using your $EDITOR of choice without leaving your comfy shell.


I've published my completion files for some programs.

The repository includes Bash completion scripts for the following software at the moment: , ,


If you are using a with a controller inside then you might want to check out , which is an alternative to the the Laser Draw () program that comes with the cheap Chinese . K40 Whisperer reads SVG and DXF files, interprets the data and sends commands to the K40 controller to move the laser head and control the laser accordingly.


NB: a port is awaiting approval: bugs.freebsd.org/bugzilla/show

Rejoice! , a nonsense activity generator is now available in the .

What is genact, you ask?

Pretend to be busy or waiting for your computer when you should actually be doing real work! Impress people with your insane multitasking skills. Just open a few instances of genact and watch the show. genact has multiple scenes that pretend to be doing something exciting or useful when in reality nothing is happening at all.


The next The User Group is scheduled for May 24 2018 (18:30 - 21:00).

It is hosted by :
Aleje Jerozolimskie 178, .

There will be 3 short presentations:
- What is FreeBSD?
- checkpoints
- Introduction to OS


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