application prefered

mario salcedo mariosr98 at
Mon Jul 21 18:38:47 BST 2008


----- Original Message ----
From: Gavin McCullagh <gmccullagh at>
To: edubuntu-users at
Sent: Thursday, July 17, 2008 4:48:16 PM
Subject: Re: application prefered


On Thu, 17 Jul 2008, mario salcedo wrote:

> Hi, anybody know how I can change the text editor prefered. I prefer to
> use vim but when I use visudo, this open vi.

Make sure vim is actually installed and put:

    export EDITOR=vim

into .bashrc in your home directory.  Next time you run bash, it should be
there for you.  If you want to try it in your current shell, just run the
above command in that shell.


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