Is there a way to tell nano to automatically show line numbering each time I open a file.
The keyboard combination to display the current line number whilst you are using nano is CTRL+C.
Alternatively, to display the line & column number position you could just use the
To make this permanent,
Thus to display line numbers always when using nano...
(don't worry if its empty - this file doesn't exist by default)
Since you are using line numbers remember you can use ALT+G to jump to a specific line number.