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

November 24, 2014 | By the+gnu+linux+evangelist | Filed in: Tutorial.

Installing nano Editor for SLES/SLED 12.x

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

And 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 Source

    nano tar.gz Archive

    Tested with nano 2.x. But it should Works also for the Newer Releases…

  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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