micro

Micro is a modern and intuitive terminal-based text editor. You can use your keyboard, but also your mouse to navigate and/or select text.

Install

All systems
curl cmd.cat/micro.sh
Fedora
dnf install micro
OS X
brew install micro

Micro is a modern and intuitive terminal-based text editor. You can use your keyboard, but also your mouse to navigate and/or select text.

  • Open a file:
    micro file
  • Cut the entire line:
    Ctrl + K
  • Search for a pattern in the file (press `Ctrl + N`/`Ctrl + P` to go to next/previous match):
    Ctrl + F "pattern" <Enter>
  • Execute a command:
    Ctrl + E command <Enter>
  • Perform a substitution in the whole file:
    Ctrl + E replaceall "pattern" "replacement" <Enter>
  • Quit:
    Ctrl + Q

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