[Pkg-mc-devel] Bug#720938: wishlist: making mcedit as standalone

patrick patrick295767 at gmail.com
Mon Aug 26 13:58:58 UTC 2013

Package: mc
Version: 3:
Severity: wishlist

Hello Friends,

On Linux machines, there are some users that are notably using mcedit, rather much more than nano, vim, ...

Some (usually women) say that it is pretty comfortable to use rather than vim. 

I would be pleased if one could find:


this would be really great.

Thank you
All the Best 
Enjoy Terminal'ing ;)

-- System Information:
Debian Release: 6.0.3
  APT prefers oldstable-updates
  APT policy: (500, 'oldstable-updates'), (500, 'oldstable')
Architecture: i386 (i686)

Kernel: Linux 2.6.32-5-686-bigmem (SMP w/2 CPU cores)
Locale: LANG=en_US.UTF-8, LC_CTYPE=en_US.UTF-8 (charmap=UTF-8)
Shell: /bin/sh linked to /bin/dash

Versions of packages mc depends on:
ii  e2fslibs                1.41.12-4stable1 ext2/ext3/ext4 file system librari
ii  libc6                   2.11.3-3         Embedded GNU C Library: Shared lib
ii  libcomerr2              1.41.12-4stable1 common error description library
ii  libglib2.0-0            2.24.2-1         The GLib library of C routines
ii  libgpm2                 1.20.4-3.3       General Purpose Mouse - shared lib
ii  libslang2               2.2.2-4          The S-Lang programming library - r

Versions of packages mc recommends:
ii  mime-support                  3.48-1     MIME files 'mime.types' & 'mailcap

Versions of packages mc suggests:
pn  arj                 <none>               (no description available)
ii  bzip2               1.0.5-6              high-quality block-sorting file co
pn  catdvi              <none>               (no description available)
pn  dbview              <none>               (no description available)
pn  djvulibre-bin       <none>               (no description available)
ii  evince [pdf-viewer] 2.30.3-2+squeeze1    Document (PostScript, PDF) viewer
ii  file                5.04-5               Determines file type using "magic"
pn  gv                  <none>               (no description available)
ii  imagemagick         8: image manipulation programs
ii  links               2.3~pre1-1+squeeze1  Web browser running in text mode
ii  lynx                2.8.8dev.5-1         Text-mode WWW Browser (transitiona
pn  odt2txt             <none>               (no description available)
ii  perl                5.10.1-17squeeze6    Larry Wall's Practical Extraction 
ii  python              2.6.6-3+squeeze6     interactive high-level object-orie
pn  python-boto         <none>               (no description available)
pn  python-tz           <none>               (no description available)
ii  unzip               6.0-4                De-archiver for .zip files
ii  xpdf [pdf-viewer]   3.02-12              Portable Document Format (PDF) rea
ii  zip                 3.0-3                Archiver for .zip files

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