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Old 06-15-2003, 10:32 PM   #1
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pico and mcedit text editor install how to

Hi ! Linux user,
I have just installed redhat 8 in console. I forget to select the text editor (Pico and Mcedit). How can I reinstall the pico and mcedit after I have installed my redhat 8.

appreciate you help and explain the procedures.

Old 06-15-2003, 10:43 PM   #2
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I don't think RedHat comes with pico anymore because its been replaced by nano. mcedit is on one of those redhat cds or you can download it from here.
Old 06-16-2003, 02:23 AM   #3
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Pico is considered by some to be "questionably not-quite-opensource". Nano is the replacement that is VERY close to pico. However, if you'd still like pico, install pine and pico will follow.

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If you can find the PINE package on the red hat 8 cd, Pico is included with that.

Pico is my fave text editor so I made sure to manually select PINE when I installed Red Hat 9.
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concerning pine and pico


question: where can i download pine and pico since my redhat version 9 does not contain them. i need to download it asap because i have a project wherein i need to use pico as an editor.



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