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2<title>GNU nano: Overview</title>
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11<center><b>Overview</b>
12(<A HREF="overview.php">2.2 release</A>)
13(<A HREF="overview2.0.php">2.0 release</A>)
14(<A HREF="overview1.2.php">1.2 release</A>)
15(<A HREF="overview1.0.php">1.0 release</A>)
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21<blockquote>The nano project was started because of a few problems with
22the wonderfully easy-to-use and friendly Pico text editor. GNU nano features:
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28<font>Autoconf support.</font></li>
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31<font>Truly free license (GNU GPL).&nbsp;</font></li>
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34<font>Goto-line# command w/o flag.&nbsp;</font></li>
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37<font>Case sensitive search function.&nbsp;</font></li>
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40<font>Interactive search and replace.&nbsp;</font></li>
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43<font>2/3 - 1/8 size of Pico binary.</font></li>
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48<font>Slang and ncurses support.</font></li>
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51<font>Autoindent abillity.</font></li>
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54<font>Displayed tab width option.&nbsp;</font></li>
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57<font>Regular expression search and replace.&nbsp;</font></li>
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60<font>Toggles for cmdline flags via Meta keys.&nbsp;</font></li>
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63<font>Tab completion when reading/writing files.</font>&nbsp;</li>
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68<p>The main disadvantage is lack of mailer integration, but this is also
69a strength.&nbsp; GNU nano aims to emulate Pico and perhaps provide extra
70functionality.&nbsp;</blockquote>
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