How-to Install the Latest nano Editor from Source on SLES-SLED 12.x Easy Guide

November 24th, 2014 by thelinuxevangelist

Installing nano 2.3.x for SLES/SLED 12.x



The Linux Tutorial Shows You Step-by-Step How-to Install and Getting-Started with the Latest GNU nano Editor 2.3.x on SUSE SLES/SLED 12.x Linux Server/Desktop.

GNU nano is a small and friendly text editor. Besides basic text editing, nano offers many extra features like an interactive search and replace, go to line and column number, auto-indentation, feature toggles, internationalization support, and filename tab completion.

nano Editor Installation SUSE SLES/SLED 12.x - Featured
  1. Open a Command Line Shell Session

  2. Installing Required Packages

    sudo zypper in gcc groff-full ncurses-devel
  3. Download the Latest nano 2.3.x Source:

    nano 2.3.x tar.gz Archive
  4. Extracting nano Archive

    tar xvzf nano*.tar.gz
    rm nano*.tar.gz


  5. Installing nano Editor

    cd nano*
    ./configure
    make
    sudo make install
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