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This package was approved as a trusted package on 2/26/2016.

nano is a small, free and friendly editor which aims to replace Pico, the default editor included in the non-free Pine package. Rather than just copying Picos look and feel, nano also implements some missing (or disabled by default) features in Pico, such as "search and replace" and "go to line and column number".
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To install Nano, run the following command from the command line or from PowerShell:

C:\> choco install nano --version 2.2.6

To upgrade Nano, run the following command from the command line or from PowerShell:

C:\> choco upgrade nano --version 2.2.6


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Package Maintainer(s)

Software Author(s)

  • Chris Allegretta


Version History

Version Downloads Last updated Status
GNU nano 2.5.2 450 Friday, February 12, 2016 approved
GNU nano 2.5.1 651 Monday, January 11, 2016 approved
GNU nano 2.5.0 413 Sunday, December 6, 2015 approved
GNU nano 2.4.1 278 Monday, April 27, 2015 approved
Nano 2.2.6 4358 Saturday, October 20, 2012 approved

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