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small, friendly text editor inspired by Pico

GNU nano is an easy-to-use text editor originally designed as a replacement for Pico, the ncurses-based editor from the non-free mailer package Pine (itself now available under the Apache License as Alpine).

However, GNU nano also implements many features missing in pico, including:

 - undo/redo
 - line numbering
 - syntax coloring
 - soft-wrapping of overlong lines
 - selecting text by holding Shift
 - interactive search and replace (with regular expression support)
 - a go-to line (and column) command
 - support for multiple file buffers
 - auto-indentation
 - tab completion of filenames and search terms
 - toggling features while running
 - and full internationalization support

Tags: Implemented in: C, User Interface: Text-based Interactive, Role: Program, Scope: scope::utility, suite::gnu, Interface Toolkit: Ncurses TUI, Purpose: Editing, Works with: Text

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Architecture Version Package Size Installed Size Files
amd64 2.8.7-1 502.5 kB2,124.0 kB [list of files]
arm64 2.8.7-1 492.0 kB2,128.0 kB [list of files]
armel 2.8.7-1 492.7 kB2,118.0 kB [list of files]
armhf 2.8.7-1 492.4 kB2,114.0 kB [list of files]
i386 2.8.7-1 514.0 kB2,170.0 kB [list of files]
mips 2.8.7-1 500.6 kB2,176.0 kB [list of files]
mips64el 2.8.7-1+b1 502.6 kB2,202.0 kB [list of files]
mipsel 2.8.7-1 501.5 kB2,176.0 kB [list of files]
ppc64el 2.8.7-1 499.8 kB2,224.0 kB [list of files]
s390x 2.8.7-1 503.3 kB2,184.0 kB [list of files]