Basic editing of system files.
A plain-text editor with syntax-coloring support whose editing keys are based on MicroPro's word processor WordStar.
Pico is an easy-to-learn text editor originally designed for composing e-mail in Pine.
Nano is a clone of Pico.
A powerful editor based on ex. For details see the Wikibooks Learning the vi Editor.
Vim is a vi-compatible editor with more features.
A very powerful editor that is used by many programmers. See also Emacs.
- GNU Emacs Manuals Online, gnu.org