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Nano 3.0 Released! Reads Files 70% Faster

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A new major release of open source text editor GNU nano is here. GNU nano 3.0 reads files 70% faster and brings several other features.s

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    GNU Nano 3.0 comes with a number of major performance improvements that, its developers say, mean Nano 3.0 can read files around 70% faster than before.

    The speed of handling ASCII text is roughly double that of earlier releases; there are changes to the way words at line boundaries are deleted, and some bindable functions has been renamed, including ‘copy text’ to ‘copy’, and ‘uncut’ to ‘paste’.

    Other tweaks include:

    External spell check is now undoable
    Correct number of lines shown on status bar when opening multiple files
    The ‘formatter’ command has been removed
    ‘No-Convert’ toggle is now in the ‘Insert’ menu
    Presses of are ignored before a valid command keystroke

    For more details head over to the Nano editor website.

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GNU nano 3.0 Text Editor Launched With Major Speed Improvements

GNU nano 3.0 released

"70% better with improved ASCII text handling"

  • GNU Nano 3.0 claims to read files 70% better with improved ASCII text handling

    The Linux landscape is undergoing changes and developments constantly. Fresh distro releases, updates, kernels and apps keep appearing continuously. This week also Linux released several updates including a significant new version of the open source text editor known as Nano 3.0, code named as “Water Flowing Underground”. GNU Nano is one of the most famous and efficient text editors that are terminal based. It is extremely convenient for beginners who need to deal with command line editing. Experience Nano users are able to gain even more advantages from it. The latest version GNU Nano 3.0 comes with various major improvements.

    According to GNU Nano news, the new version of GNU Nano 3.0 has a better file reading speed than before and gives 70% better reading speed.

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