Re: vipw and vigr default editor
- Date: Fri, 5 Jan 2018 15:25:25 -0500
- From: Roberto C. Sánchez <roberto@xxxxxxxxxx>
- Subject: Re: vipw and vigr default editor
On Fri, Jan 05, 2018 at 03:00:43PM -0500, John Ratliff wrote:
> When I run
> sudo vipw or sudo vigr, it uses nano as the default editor. I've already
> used update-alternatives to select vim as my default editor, but this
> doesn't seem to work for vipw/vigr.
> I have to do
> sudo EDITOR=vim vipw
> How can I make vim the default editor for vipw/vigr. Or how can I set the
> EDITOR variable when I use sudo automatically?
Try 'sudo select-editor'
Roberto C. Sánchez