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I have set nano as the default editor in mutt; mutt launches nano normally enough, but when I try to send the message (ie. save and quit, separately) mutt says the message has been aborted. Any idea on how to fix this?

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I have no problems on Arch Linux , i tried to set set editor=/usr/bin/nano , and it works for me. Just onething , did you pressed ^O to save it ? –  warl0ck May 6 '12 at 8:22
@warl0ck Yes, I did. –  rake May 6 '12 at 9:15

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