Intro: This tutorial will help you install Nano, Nano is a text editor for Linux. Nano can edit anything from basic text files to configuration files. Requirements: SSH Access Preferably Root Access Cent OS 5 (This may work on other distributions, but has not been tested by me.) Step 1: Login to your VPS via SSH using your favorite client. After you are successfully logged in via SSH enter the following command: Code: yum install nano Step 2: Code: ============================================================================= Package Arch Version Repository Size ============================================================================= Installing: nano i386 1.3.12-1.1 base 476 k Transaction Summary ============================================================================= Install 1 Package(s) Update 0 Package(s) Remove 0 Package(s) Total download size: 476 k Is this ok [y/N]: You should see that, You want to enter "y" and then press enter. Complete: If you see the following you have successfully installed Nano: Code: Installed: nano.i386 0:1.3.12-1.1 Complete! How To Use Nano: If you would like to create a blank file, just use the command: nano If you want to edit a file navigate to the directory to where the file is located then use the following command: nano "filename.ext" You will want to replace "filename.ext" with the actual filename and extension without the quotes.