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Re: vipw and vigr default editor




On 1/5/2018 3:25 PM, Roberto C. Sánchez wrote:
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'

Regards,

-Roberto


Thanks.

This was the solution.

--John