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hpr0623 :: nano editor

GNU nano is a simple editor, inspired by Pico

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Nano is a lot like Pico which is included as the editor in Pine. It uses the Control key to execute commands and is very easy to use.

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Comment #1 posted on 2010-12-24 03:21:51 by Frank

Thanks for the background to nano.

Comment #2 posted on 2010-12-24 03:22:52 by Frank


I've been using nano more frequently lately and appreciated the insight into its history.

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