• 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 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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