Set the default editor in Debian


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

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