Version 3 (modified by RIck van der Zwet, 9 years ago) (diff)


Wiki pages FreeBSD handbook style


Tweaks and tricks to have your wiki pages look like the FreeBSD handbook and articles. Included but not to limited:

  • Man page linking
  • Syntaxing of files and code snippets
  • Information and Warning fields

Bugs/Feature Requests

Existing bugs and feature requests for FreeDocPlugin are here.

If you have any issues, create a new ticket.


Download the zipped source from [download:freedocplugin here].


You can check out FreeDocPlugin from here using Subversion, or browse the source with Trac.


  1. Download from [download:freedocplugin here]
  2. Install plugin by uploading to your plugins directory
  3. Enable in your trac.ini, by adding freedoc.* = enabled to your [components] section. Like this:
    freedoc.* = enabled
  4. Restart/reload your webserver if running some kind of mod_python, mod_fsgi or something like it.
  5. Enjoy!



To link to a certain man page use syntax like sshd(8) or nc(1)

 1. After every colon at the end of the line there will be an automagic return:
   example# have your commands detected and formatted in pre
   of course you could also use the non-root variant:
   example$ echo "{{{ preserve command syntax till end of line }}}";
 1. Use a somehow more simple *bold* tag
  Note: Will alert your readers to be careful by a drawing the attention using a grey box
 1. Linking to file:README or dir:/usr/local/etc will automatically syntax it.

Important: Will draw a big fat warning altering your users of total disaster 

Rendered example output

Recent Changes

17022 by rickvanderzwet on 2018-01-17 20:14:19
Margin of list had wrong offset
15351 by rickvanderzwet on 2016-02-21 18:55:19
Support of csh style user prompts.
15264 by rjollos on 2016-02-11 04:22:34
Remove unnecessary svn:mime-type on py files

svn:mime-type was set to "plain" for many files.



Author: rickvanderzwet

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