root password?

Rosalind Mitchell rcm at
Sun Feb 3 13:23:29 UTC 2008

On Sunday 03 February 2008 09:15:06 Binish A.R wrote:
> <table cellspacing=&aps0&aps cellpadding=&aps0&aps border=&aps0&aps
> ><tr><td style="font: inherit;"><br>The choice of editor depends on the env
> variable EDITOR.<br>Set the env variable to say vi, export EDITOR=vi<br>and
> visudo would open the file in vi instead of nano ;)<br><br>--- On <b>Sun,
> 2/3/08, Peter Garrett <i><peter.garrett at></i></b>
> wrote:<br><blockquote style="border-left: 2px solid rgb(16, 16, 255);
> margin-left: 5px; padding-left: 5px;"><br><pre> By default on Ubuntu,
> visudo uses the "nano"<br>editor, which is not exactly what you&apsd expect
> ;) <br><br></pre></blockquote></td></tr></table>

Can I put out a plea for plain text submissions to this and other groups 
please?  The above is what I see at this end.  Not exactly a model of 

<dons flame-proof suit>


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