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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
alpha (unofficial port) 3.2-2 534.7 kB2,286.0 kB [list of files]
amd64 3.2-2 534.8 kB2,216.0 kB [list of files]
arm64 3.2-2 528.0 kB2,228.0 kB [list of files]
armel 3.2-2 518.3 kB2,198.0 kB [list of files]
armhf 3.2-2 519.6 kB2,138.0 kB [list of files]
hppa (unofficial port) 3.2-2 522.1 kB2,207.0 kB [list of files]
hurd-i386 3.2-2 542.3 kB2,258.0 kB [list of files]
i386 3.2-2 542.9 kB2,262.0 kB [list of files]
kfreebsd-amd64 3.2-1 530.8 kB2,215.0 kB [list of files]
kfreebsd-i386 3.2-1 541.4 kB2,253.0 kB [list of files]
m68k (unofficial port) 3.2-2 537.8 kB2,250.0 kB [list of files]
mips 3.2-2 528.9 kB2,268.0 kB [list of files]
mips64el 3.2-2 530.7 kB2,293.0 kB [list of files]
mipsel 3.2-2 530.3 kB2,268.0 kB [list of files]
powerpcspe (unofficial port) 3.2-2 518.0 kB2,234.0 kB [list of files]
ppc64 (unofficial port) 3.2-2 538.1 kB2,364.0 kB [list of files]
ppc64el 3.2-2 540.9 kB2,300.0 kB [list of files]
riscv64 (unofficial port) 3.2-2 523.7 kB2,167.0 kB [list of files]
s390x 3.2-2 528.2 kB2,256.0 kB [list of files]
sh4 (unofficial port) 3.2-2 546.8 kB2,200.0 kB [list of files]
sparc64 (unofficial port) 3.2-2 516.4 kB2,225.0 kB [list of files]
x32 (unofficial port) 3.2-2 532.0 kB2,202.0 kB [list of files]