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5 Popular Tips to Customise Nano Editor

Apr 29, 2009, 04:30 (0 Talkback[s])

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"2. Enable syntax highlighting
Edit the ~/.nanorc configuration file and add lines which go like this:

"include "/usr/share/nano/c.nanorc"
include "/usr/share/nano/perl.nanorc"

"3. Turn off the creation of backup files
By default, Nano creates backup files with names like filename~ after editing a file. To turn this behaviour off, edit the ~/.nanorc file and add the line:

"unset backup"

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