Texteditor Nano


  • Raspberry Pi running Raspbian Jessie with display, mouse, keyboard and power source (see Introduction, steps 1-5)

Text editor Nano
Using a Raspberry Pi requires some basic knowledge of a terminal-based text editor like Nano for programming or changing system files. Basically, just the few commands below are necessay.
A text file named test.py is created (or, if already existing, opened) by typing

in the terminal.

Texteditor Nano

Texteditor Nano

Nano is controlled with keyboard shortcuts. The most important ones are

  • CTRL + O: Save the document (confirm the filename with y)
  • CTRL + X: Close the document
  • CTRL + K: Cut marked text
  • CTRL + U: Paste buffer at the cursor position


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