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2<title>GNU nano: Overview</title>
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11<center><b>Overview</b></center><br>
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6b508870 13(<A HREF="overview2.6.php">2.6 release</A>)
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14(<A HREF="overview2.4.php">2.4 release</A>)
15(<A HREF="overview2.2.php">2.2 release</A>)
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16(<A HREF="overview2.0.php">2.0 release</A>)
17(<A HREF="overview1.2.php">1.2 release</A>)
964fbe52 18(<A HREF="overview1.0.php"><b>1.0 release</b></A>)
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24<blockquote>The nano project was started because of a few problems with
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25the otherwise wonderfully easy-to-use and friendly Pico text editor.&nbsp;
26GNU nano aims to emulate Pico while providing extra functionality.&nbsp;
27<br><br>
28Features of GNU nano:
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34<font>Autoconf support.</font></li>
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37<font>Truly free license (GNU GPL).&nbsp;</font></li>
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0155b4cd 40<font>Goto-line# command without a flag.&nbsp;</font></li>
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0155b4cd 43<font>Case-sensitive search function.&nbsp;</font></li>
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46<font>Interactive search and replace.&nbsp;</font></li>
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49<font>2/3 - 1/8 size of Pico binary.</font></li>
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54<font>Slang and ncurses support.</font></li>
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57<font>Autoindent abillity.</font></li>
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60<font>Displayed tab width option.&nbsp;</font></li>
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63<font>Regular expression search and replace.&nbsp;</font></li>
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0155b4cd 66<font>Toggles for command-line flags via Meta keys.&nbsp;</font></li>
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69<font>Tab completion when reading/writing files.</font>&nbsp;</li>
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74<p>The main disadvantage is a lack of mailer integration, but this is also
75a strength.&nbsp;</blockquote>
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