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[Help-nano] How to quit nano

From: Zachrey Helmberger
Subject: [Help-nano] How to quit nano
Date: Sun, 7 Dec 2008 13:18:57 -0800

Dear nano help,

I went to:

and could not find out how to quit nano. I executed the command:

nano hosts

and want to quit or exit without screwing up the hosts file. I did not
make a copy of the file before executing nano.

There is nothing at all in online manual:
nor the ManPage:
nor Nanorc man page:

I know I am an R-Tard but could you please clearly and unambiguously
indicate how to exit nano without modifying the file. Please also
indicate how to exit and save the changes.

Do I press and hold the key with the Apple logo and cloverleaf symbol
on it and then lowercase "x"? or do I use the "ctrl" key and "x" or
"ctrl"-"shift"-"x" or ??

Thanks in advance!
Zac Helmberger

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