toothandnail has packaged the latest version of nano for VL 5.9.
Package Size: 349K
Installed Size: 1560K
nano: nano (an open source alternative to the Pico text editor)
nano: Nano was started as an alternative to the Pico editor, due to
nano: restrictions in the Pine licence. It is a powerful, user friendly
nano: text editor with many options.
nano: License: GPL
nano: Authors: Chris Allegretta & others
nano: Website: http://www.nano-editor.org/
After testing this package, please take a moment and come back to this thread to let us know how it works for you.
eMachines EL-1300G desktop, 1.6GHz AMD Athlon 2650e CPU, 4GB RAM, nVidia GeForce 6150 SE video
CentOS 6.5 (will try VL64-7.1 soon)
Toshiba Satellite A135-S4727, Intel Pentium T2080 / 1.73 GHz, 2GB RAM, Intel GMA 950
HP Mini 110 netbook, 1.6GHz Intel Atom CPU, 2GB RAM, Intel 950 video, VL 7.1