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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) 2.9.4-1 515.4 kB2,205.0 kB [list of files]
amd64 2.9.4-1 511.8 kB2,131.0 kB [list of files]
arm64 2.9.4-1 499.9 kB2,127.0 kB [list of files]
armel 2.9.4-1 497.9 kB2,113.0 kB [list of files]
armhf 2.9.4-1 499.6 kB2,057.0 kB [list of files]
hppa (unofficial port) 2.9.4-1 502.8 kB2,125.0 kB [list of files]
hurd-i386 2.9.4-1 523.5 kB2,177.0 kB [list of files]
i386 2.9.4-1 523.9 kB2,177.0 kB [list of files]
kfreebsd-amd64 2.9.1-1 501.2 kB2,094.0 kB [list of files]
kfreebsd-i386 2.9.1-1 511.9 kB2,132.0 kB [list of files]
m68k (unofficial port) 2.9.4-1 504.5 kB2,137.0 kB [list of files]
mips 2.9.4-1 509.3 kB2,188.0 kB [list of files]
mips64el 2.9.4-1 511.0 kB2,208.0 kB [list of files]
mipsel 2.9.4-1 510.4 kB2,188.0 kB [list of files]
powerpc 2.9.4-1 507.0 kB2,217.0 kB [list of files]
powerpcspe (unofficial port) 2.9.4-1 500.4 kB2,217.0 kB [list of files]
ppc64 (unofficial port) 2.9.4-1 506.6 kB2,219.0 kB [list of files]
ppc64el 2.9.4-1 509.1 kB2,219.0 kB [list of files]
s390x 2.9.4-1 508.5 kB2,175.0 kB [list of files]
sh4 (unofficial port) 2.9.4-1 543.3 kB2,146.0 kB [list of files]
sparc64 (unofficial port) 2.9.4-1 495.9 kB2,144.0 kB [list of files]
x32 (unofficial port) 2.9.4-1 513.1 kB2,121.0 kB [list of files]