which command I can use to edit a file in putty

I wonder how do I edit a file inside the putty, because whenever I need to edit the file in error putty

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If it’s a regular text file, you can use nano or vim. Nano is more user friendly for beginners.


nano /path/to/text.txt


vim /path/tp/text.txt

Alternatively you can also use SFTP to edit files: