Nano 2.4.0 problem

Jude DaShiell jdashiel at
Sat Jun 6 19:43:08 UTC 2015

Talk about inefficient and brain dead design!

On Sun, 26 Apr 2015, Kyle wrote:

> Date: Sun, 26 Apr 2015 09:06:16
> From: Kyle <kyle4jesus at>
> Reply-To: Linux for blind general discussion <blinux-list at>
> To: blinux-list at
> Subject: Re: Nano 2.4.0 problem
> So far, the only thing I know works flawlessly with the new version of
> Nano is Orca+gnome-terminal, and possibly mate-terminal as well. My best
> guess is that Nano is redrawing the screen on each character in a text
> console, which would cause the problem, although using it over ssh seems
> to work just as well in gnome-terminal as running it locally. Many of us
> are seeing it, but none of us have yet found the setting in question.
> Since I use Orca pretty much exclusively for everyday use, I don't
> notice it here, and nano in fact works better than Vim, as Vim has a
> funny habit of repeating words in gnome-terminal, both running locally
> and over ssh. Getting information from the TalkingArch community
> certainly helps here, as we use Nano a lot in the text console when
> installing the system, and have largely had to get used to Vim commands
> recently, although Vim has been my editor of choice, with the exception
> of the autio tutorial I made, in which I made extensive use of Nano, as
> it is installed by default on the live image. Rest assured that I will
> share whatever makes Nano work properly again as soon as someone in
> #talkingarch finds it, or I stumble upon it somewhere else, whichever
> comes first.
> Sent from my bouncing rubber ball


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