How to uninstall nano editor with yum

nano is a very used text editor for CentOS and other Unix distributions. In this article, we will show to remove it from your server.

First, let’s check if it is installed:

root@www [/]# nano --version
 GNU nano version 2.3.1 (compiled 04:47:52, Jun 10 2014)
 (C) 1999, 2000, 2001, 2002, 2003, 2004, 2005, 2006, 2007,
 2008, 2009 Free Software Foundation, Inc.
 Email: nano@nano-editor.org    Web: http://www.nano-editor.org/
 Compiled options: --enable-color --enable-extra --enable-multibuffer --enable-nanorc --enable-utf8

To remove it use the command:

yum remove -y nano

root@www [/]# yum remove -y nano
Loaded plugins: fastestmirror, tsflags, universal-hooks
Resolving Dependencies
--> Running transaction check
---> Package nano.x86_64 0:2.3.1-10.el7 will be erased
--> Finished Dependency Resolution

Dependencies Resolved

========================================================================================================================================================================
 Package                              Arch                                   Version                                        Repository                             Size
========================================================================================================================================================================
Removing:
 nano                                 x86_64                                 2.3.1-10.el7                                   @base                                 1.6 M

Transaction Summary
========================================================================================================================================================================
Remove  1 Package

Installed size: 1.6 M
Downloading packages:
Running transaction check
Running transaction test
Transaction test succeeded
Running transaction
  Erasing    : nano-2.3.1-10.el7.x86_64                                                                                                                             1/1
  Verifying  : nano-2.3.1-10.el7.x86_64                                                                                                                             1/1

Removed:
  nano.x86_64 0:2.3.1-10.el7

Complete!
root@www [/]#

Now, the nano editor is uninstalled from your server. To check this try to get the nano version:

root@www [/]# nano --version
-bash: /usr/bin/nano: No such file or directory
root@www [/]#

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