Restricted mode for Nano’s ANOther editor, an enhanced free Pico clone
[OPTIONS] [[+LINE,COLUMN] FILE]...
add an example, a script, a trick and tips
/bin/rnano -x -o /mnt/text /mnt/text/text.txt
echo Done writing!
echo Type the letter r and press enter to
reboot your computer.
page briefly documents the rnano command.
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 Pico’s 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
a restricted version of nano, which only edits
specific files and doesn’t allow the user access to
the filesystem or a command shell.
mode, nano will not:
read or write to any file not specified on the command
read any nanorc files;
allow a file to be appended to, prepended to, or saved
under a different name;
use backup files or spell checking.
Places cursor at line number
LINE and column number COLUMN (at least one of
which must be specified) on startup, instead of the default
of line 1, column 1.
Show a summary of command line
options and exit.
Show the current version number
nano(1) manpage for the complete documentation of
Please send any
comments or bug reports to email@example.com.
mailing list is available from
email to nano-devel-request[:at:]gnu[:dot:]org with a subject of
Allegretta <chrisa[:at:]asty[:dot:]org>, et al (see AUTHORS for
details). This manual page was originally written by Thijs
Kinkhorst <thijs[:at:]kinkhorst[:dot:]com>, for the Debian system
(but may be used by others).