Visudo invokes GNU nano rather than vi
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Sat Jan 14 08:58:48 UTC 2006
On Fri, 2006-01-13 at 16:12 -0500, Seth McBean wrote:
> On 1/13/06, Tristan Wibberley <maihem at maihem.org> wrote:
> > > sudo update-alternatives --set editor /usr/bin/vim
> > There used to be a GUI utility for this too. But I'm damned if I can
> > remember what package or what it's called in the system menu :/
> The GUI is a python app IIRC "galternatives"
> sudo apt-get install galternatives
Interesting; but when I tried to run it, it asked for the *root*
password. When I entered my password (as an admin group user) I got a
message about creating a keyring for gksudo...
I backed out at that stage, because I don't yet understand what was
going on there.
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