Section: User Commands (1)
Updated: version 2.0.0
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rnano - Restricted mode for Nano's ANOther editor, an enhanced free
[OPTIONS] [[+LINE,COLUMN] FILE]...
This manual page briefly documents the rnano command.
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 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 number".
rnano is a restricted version of nano, which only edits
specific files and doesn't allow the user access to the filesystem or a
In restricted mode, nano will not:
read or write to any file not specified on the command line;
read any nanorc files;
allow a file to be appended to, prepended to, or saved under a different
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.
Same as -h (--help).
- -h (--help)
Show a summary of command line options and exit.
- -V (--version)
Show the current version number and exit.
See the nano(1) manpage for the complete documentation of
Please send any comments or bug reports to firstname.lastname@example.org.
The nano mailing list is available from email@example.com.
To subscribe, email to firstname.lastname@example.org with a subject
Chris Allegretta <email@example.com>, et al (see AUTHORS for details).
This manual page was originally written by Thijs Kinkhorst
<firstname.lastname@example.org>, for the Debian system (but may be used by
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using the manual pages.