where is prefered text editor?

Matthew Flaschen matthew.flaschen at gatech.edu
Sat May 12 01:18:45 UTC 2007

Peter Garrett wrote:
> On Fri, 11 May 2007 00:06:37 -0400
> Matthew Flaschen <matthew.flaschen at gatech.edu> wrote:
>> Henk Postma wrote:
>>> It was already set to /usr/bin/vim.full, and clicking on a text
>>> document in the Nautilus file browser still opens the doc with gedit.
>> Don't know much about gnome configuration, but you could try (as a last
>> resort) the cowboy approach if you don't really need gedit.
>> sudo mv /usr/bin/gedit /usr/bin/gedit.bak
>> sudo ln -s /usr/bin/gedit /usr/bin/vim
> Or, you can set preferred applications from Nautilus by right-clicking
> relevant files, going to Properties (at the bottom) in the context menu,
> and setting your preferred editor in "Open With" - ( hit "Add" ).

Good call.  I don't use GNOME and figured he would already have tried that.

Matt Flaschen

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