Nano editor is one of the most useful text editors in linux. in this article we will explain some useful commands like how to nano delete line, nano delete all,  save nano file or exit and close nano files.


Nano Editor Learn

NOTE: Any command prefixed with a caret symbol (^) means to use the Ctrl key (e.g., ^G means to press the Ctrl+G keys at the same time).

^G     nano help

^A     move to beginning of line in nano

^E     move to end of line in nano

^Y     move down a page - next page in nano

^V     move up a page - previous page in nano

^_     move to a specific line (^_^V moves to the top of the file, ^_^Y to the bottom)

^C     find out what line the cursor is currently on

^W    search or find some text in nano

^D     delete character currently under the cursor

^K     delete line in nano, nano remove line

Also for remove or clear or delete some content or multiple lines you can select lines with your mouse and then use CTRL+K.

^O     save file in nano (you will be prompted for a file to save to)

^X     exit nano (you will be prompted to save your file if you have not)


Nano Editor Learn