Nano on Openmoko

Kevin Dean kevin at
Tue Apr 15 00:01:10 CEST 2008

Nano is available in the repositories included with recent images.

To install it, one simply needs to do "opkg install nano
-force-overwrite" on an internet connected Neo. I'm assuming that QEMU
would do the same.


On Mon, Apr 14, 2008 at 5:50 PM, Brandon Kruger <bmk789 at> wrote:
> After playing with my qemu VM of Openmoko for a while, I decided to play with
>  cross compiling some programs (mostly my ~20 line beginners C programs).
>  After noticing vi was the only text editor included, I figured another option
>  might be useful.  So I played with the nano source and the arm gcc
>  cross-compiler (I like to call omgcc)  and finally got nano running on the
>  OM!  I don't know how most of it will work since Ctrl doesn't seem to work in
>  the VM (any thoughts on this?)  Anyway, here's a link to the nano binary for
>  you to run on your VM/Neo/Freerunner.  Enjoy
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>  Brandon Kruger <bmk789 at>
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