abarbarian Posted August 23, 2020 Share Posted August 23, 2020 This thread is dedicated to "GNU nano" so any tips or articles of interest would be most welcome. GNU nano 5.0 Open-Source Text Editor Released, This is What’s New Quote GNU nano 5.0 open-source text editor has been released today and it looks like is a major release that brings many enhancements and other exciting changes for Linux users. GNU nano is probably one of the most popular text editors for the command line. It’s probably included in almost all GNU/Linux distribution is it usually comes in handy whenever there’s some configuration files you need to edit. Dubbed “Among the fields of barley,” GNU nano 5.0 introduces a new --indicator parameter that displays some sort of scrollbar to show you where the viewport is located in the buffer and how much it covers, along with the --bookstyle parameter that makes nano consider any line that begins with a whitespace the start of a paragraph. This is a earlier post on nano, https://forums.scotsnewsletter.com/index.php?/topic/36677-text-editing-with-nano-made-easy/&tab=comments#comment-300394 Quote All regular Linux users and administrators should be well-versed in a command line editor. If something goes wrong with the X Window System, for example, you'll end up at a CLI prompt and your skills will be essential for editing config files 2 1 Quote Link to comment Share on other sites More sharing options...
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