date: 2008-01-18 11:34:29+00:00
Set the default editor in Debian
categories: - Debian/Ubuntu - Linux
I can never seem to remember that command.. always starting the command with alt.. then tab-tab-tab for autocompletion.. but nothing relevant shows up..
Here it is :
sudo update-alternatives --config editor
Under Red Hat, both update-alternatives and alternatives commands work.
Or one can always manually symlink editor to vim under /etc/alternatives