We need to utilize the text editor to take notes, write a program, or edit a system configuration file to get something done. Your Linux distribution already comes pre-installed with text editors, no matter the requirements.
You will most likely notice some of the best modern text editors like Gedit, Geany, Kate, etc., pre-installed in your Linux distribution. However, these are all GUI-based programs.
What if you want to access a text editor through the terminal? For example, for remotely editing text or config files on a server. You should also find it built-in to your Linux distribution.
The article explains some differences between these two popular text editors. Most Linux users fall into either a Vim camp, or a Nano camp, and the article will probably help make the reason a bit clearer.
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Vim and Nano are two popular terminal text editors. How are they different? What's best for you? Let us find out.