My droplet is running Ubuntu 20.04.3 LTS, and seems to be stuck at nano version 4.8 even though the newest version is 6.0. Running
apt upgrade doesn’t update it, and neither does removing & reinstalling the package. Is there a way to update?
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If you want to update to the latest version of nano, you need to compile it from its source code, you can get its source code from
In this case, I’ll take
Run the configuration script, I apply the following compile option.
You can see a complete list of options available by using help.
Now to compile it
Don’t forger that you need to remove nano with apt remove before starting the above.