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hpr2055 :: GNU Nano Editor

Why GNU Nano is a real Text Editor and Simple Word Processor

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Hosted by JWP on 2016-06-17 is flagged as Explicit and is released under a CC-BY-SA license.
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I recently heard an HPR Podcast where it was mentioned that Nano was not a real text editor. That somehow VI or Emacs or Kate or Gedit were in some way better than Nano. I just wanted to set the record straight that Nano is a serious editor that has a huge following and a facebook page.


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Comment #1 posted on 2016-06-17 13:50:29 by amunizp

+1 for nano

But a bit disapointed that it is in Facebook. I just use it and like it but not enough to join Facebook.

Comment #2 posted on 2016-06-18 10:21:39 by 0xf10e

-1 for facebook, too

Nice show, but dude, that was some really bad noise!

You probably meant "nano is an editor for _normal_ people". I use vi-style keybindings in my shell but I have yet to notice to be imaginary ;P

Oh, and -1 for Facebook from me, too. Nano should be careful not to be kicked out of GNU when RMS hears about this…

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