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Nano logo

Software > Text editors >

(on Wikipedia)
https://git.savannah.gnu.org/cgit/nano.git/
https://nano-editor.org/

The license-unencumbered version of Pico.

Small, easy. Needs some basic functionality but is still quite useful.

  • acronym: Nano's ANOther editor
  • formerly: TIP (TIP Isn't Pico)



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Midnight Commander tiny logo
Midnight Commander desktop icon

(on Wikipedia)
Chocolatey: mc
http://midnight-commander.org/

A commandline file manager, with FTP access.

Particularly easy to use and featureful. I consider this an essential tool, but usually forget it exists.



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Linux logo - 'Tux'

Software > Search >

(on Wikipedia)
http://www.gnu.org/software/findutils/

"The GNU Find Utilities" is one of those packages that's installed everywhere. find is one of those programs everyone ends up using and ends up being horrified at.

  • aka GNU Find Utilities

See also:

  • grep - For searching the contents of files.
  • locate maintains a database.



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Linux logo - 'Tux'

Projects > Operating Systems >
(on Wikipedia)

An operating system of significant and historical renown, responsible for running most of the internet and phones (via Android).

See also:



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