Bluefish-2.2.12

Introduction to Bluefish

Bluefish is a GTK+ text editor targeted towards programmers and web designers, with many options to write websites, scripts and programming code. Bluefish supports many programming and markup languages, and it focuses on editing dynamic and interactive websites.

[Note]

Note

Development versions of BLFS may not build or run some packages properly if dependencies have been updated since the most recent stable versions of the book.

Package Information

Bluefish Dependencies

Required

GTK+-2.24.33 or GTK+-3.24.33 (If both are installed, configure defaults to using GTK+ 3)

Recommended

Optional

enchant-2.3.3 (for spell checking), Gucharmap-14.0.3, PCRE-8.45 and Jing

User Notes: https://wiki.linuxfromscratch.org/blfs/wiki/bluefish

Installation of Bluefish

Install Bluefish by running the following commands:

./configure --prefix=/usr --docdir=/usr/share/doc/bluefish-2.2.12 &&
make

This package does not come with a test suite.

Now, as the root user:

make install
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Note

This package installs icon files into the /usr/share/icons/hicolor hierarchy and desktop files into the /usr/share/applications hierarchy. You can improve system performance and memory usage by updating /usr/share/icons/hicolor/icon-theme.cache and /usr/share/applications/mimeinfo.cache. To perform the update you must have desktop-file-utils-0.26 (for the desktop cache) and issue the following commands as the root user:

gtk-update-icon-cache -t -f --include-image-data /usr/share/icons/hicolor &&
update-desktop-database

Contents

Installed Program: bluefish
Installed Libraries: several under /usr/lib/bluefish/
Installed Directories: /usr/lib/bluefish, /usr/share/bluefish, /usr/share/doc/bluefish-2.2.12, and /usr/share/xml/bluefish

Short Descriptions

bluefish

is a GTK+ text editor for markup and programming