New answers tagged editors
I solved the issue updating libc with the packages of sid (experimental branch). Here's the link to the thread that explain how to update Debian Wheezy to glib2.15 http://stackoverflow.com/questions/10863613/how-to-upgrade-glibc-from-version-2-13-to-2-15-on-debian I'm running Light Table 0.7.2 on debian wheezy with no problems now.
Presuming you have a normal keyboard: An equivalent of "page down (Ctrl-D)" which works with vim is PgDn. An equivalent of "page up (Ctrl-U)" which works with vim is PgUp. As for "violating the spirit of Vim using emacs-like chords/control keys", this presumes that emacs has some kind of patent on use of the Ctrl key, and/or that vim is intended as a ...
A bit late to the party here, but you can achieve unique backup functionality in nano (at least in the current Debian version 2.2.6) using the -B and -C flags. From the Debian man page: -B (--backup) When saving a file, back up the previous version of it to the current filename suffixed with a ~. -C dir (--backupdir=dir) ...
If you want a solution similar to the Emacs one but prefer Sublime Text over Emacs, there is the SublimeTableEditor.
On command line, vim/tmux is probably the closest you'll come. For desktop apps, Sublime Text will restore anything opened with any changes you made (saved or no). There is a feature request here to add this to Atom, and the save-session plugin is available until such a time as it's rolled into the core (which may be never, admittedly). Edit: There is also ...
Top 50 recent answers are included