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.