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The GNU nano. Version 4.0!

2019 March 24 - GNU nano 4.0 "Thy Rope of Sands"

  • An overlong line is no longer automatically hard-wrapped.
  • Smooth scrolling (one line at a time) has become the default.
  • A newline character is no longer automatically added at end of buffer.
  • The line below the title bar is by default part of the editing space.
  • Option --breaklonglines (-b) turns automatic hard-wrapping back on.
  • Option --jumpyscrolling (-j) gives the chunky, half-screen scrolling.
  • Option --finalnewline (-f) brings back the automatic newline at EOF.
  • Option --emptyline (-e) leaves the line below the title bar unused.
  • <Alt+Up> and <Alt+Down> now do a linewise scroll instead of a findnext.
  • Any number of justifications can be undone (like all other operations).
  • When marked
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Is Microsoft assimilating open-source, or is open-source assimilating Microsoft?


♲ Adam Gaskins (self@social.linuxlusers.com):
I've found Microsoft's acquisitions and activities in open-source projects rather disturbing. On one hand it makes me feel like they are somehow tainting a pure & precious resource, diluting the 'free' & 'open' part of Open-source and Free-software to the point of being meaningless. I have no doubt that this foray in to the community is driven by their corporate greed and other purely ill intent. On the other hand, they're certainly not the first corporation to get involved in the community with questionable motives (I'm looking at you Google, but you're not the only one either). They are, arguably, coming in to the community with the biggest potential to make big and fundamental changes to things - and while my gut says this is bad, my head says to think it through more before making a definitive judgement.

That said, is it possibly that in doing all of this that Microsoft will end up as t
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GNU Nano 4.0


2019 March 24 - GNU nano 4.0 "Thy Rope of Sands" An overlong line is no longer automatically hard-wrapped. Smooth scrolling (one line at a time) has become the default. A newline character is no…

HN Discussion: https://news.ycombinator.com/item?id=19476526
Posted by snird (karma: 327)
Post stats: Points: 124 - Comments: 76 - 2019-03-24T14:30:15Z

\#HackerNews #gnu #nano
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2019 March 24 - GNU nano 4.0 "Thy Rope of Sands"
\* An overlong line is no longer automatically hard-wrapped.
\* Smooth scrolling (one line at a time) has become the default.
\* A newline character is no longer automatically
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"There is a new, small desktop available for Sparkers: Sway" https://sparkylinux.org/sway/ #sway #gnu #linux #sparkylinux
 
"When we started working on Breezy, it was mostly as a way to keep Bazaar working going forward - in a world where #Python 2 has mostly disappeared in favour of Python 3)." #breezy #debian #gnu #linux
 
Do You Want A Free #GNOMEDesktop Guide Book in PDF? http://www.ubuntubuzz.com/2019/03/do-you-want-a-free-gnome-desktop-guide-book-in-pdf.html #gnome #gnu #linux #freesw
 
#phoronix no longer about #gnu #linux https://www.phoronix.com/scan.php?page=news_item&px=WinTUN-Windows-TUN-Driver
 
6 Best Free Linux Desktop Search Engines
ttp://www.tuxmachines.org/node/122054 #gnu #linux #search
 
I'm generally OK with some people not liking me, knowing that they tend to be #patent maximalists opponents of #freesw and haters of #gnu #linux

If they dislike me, then I must be doing something correctly
 
We are saddened to see that the largest body associated with Linux (the kernel and more) is not really eager to see #GNU / #Linux success http://techrights.org/2019/03/24/linux-desktop-lf/ #zemlinpac #microsoft
 
Jim Zemlin's @LinuxFoundation Still Does Not Care About Linux Desktops http://techrights.org/2019/03/24/linux-desktop-lf/ #zemlinpac #microsoft #gnu #linux
 
#ZorinOS 15 Linux Beta Released for new desktop experience
https://www.how2shout.com/news/zorin-os-15-linux-beta-released-for-new-desktop-experience.html more: http://www.tuxmachines.org/node/121937 #gnu #linux #russia
Zorin OS 15 Linux Beta Released for new desktop experience
 
#DestinationLinux EP113 – Technical Michael Interview https://destinationlinux.org/episode-113/ #gnu #linux
Destination Linux EP113 – Technical Michael Interview
 
#unitoodailynews, #freesw, #softwarelibero, #software, #gnu, #gpl, #fsf OpenStreetMap and Deborah Nicholson win 2018 FSF Awards — Free Software Foundation — working together for free software
http://www.fsf.org/news/openstreetmap-and-deborah-nicholson-win-2018-fsf-awards #unitoodailynews
 
#unitoodailynews, #freesw, #softwarelibero, #software, #gnu, #gpl, #fsf OpenStreetMap and Deborah Nicholson win 2019 FSF Awards — Free Software Foundation — working together for free software
https://www.fsf.org/news/openstreetmap-and-deborah-nicholson-win-2019-fsf-awards #unitoodailynews
 

Episode 05 - 03/21/2019

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Jason goes deeper down the rabbit hole by exploring the state of Steam gaming on 9 different Linux distributions. Find out how Fedora compares to Pop!_OS.

Plus, first impressions of Purism’s brand new Librem 15 v4 laptop.

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#linux #linuxactionnews #jupiterbroadcasting #podcasts #tech #technews #opensource #gnu #freesoftware #ubuntu
 
#Sublime Text Editor For Debian/Ubuntu/Linux Mint
https://www.noobslab.com/2019/03/sublime-text-editor-for.html #gnu #linux
 
#Cockpit Project: Cockpit 190 https://cockpit-project.org/blog/cockpit-190.html "release notes from version 190." #gnu #linux #server #freesw

Still needs to #deletegithub
 
There is a new #Lutris release https://www.phoronix.com/scan.php?page=news_item&px=Lutris-0.5.1-Released https://lutris.net/downloads/ #gnu #linux #games
 
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