nanosudo? (default update-alternatives --config editor choice)

Felix Miata mrmazda at
Mon Dec 24 00:37:49 UTC 2012

On 2012-12-23 21:55 (GMT) Paul Sladen composed:

> Phil Dobbin wrote:

>> I've just spun up a 12.04 remote virtual machine & when I ran the visudo
>> command, it plonked me into nano.

> Which editor would you prefer Ubuntu to default to?

Anything less obtuse than one where cursor keys only move the cursor 
sometimes, and ESC only means getmeouttahere on occasion? Anyone who can see 
can use Nano. Many will never get anything useful done in vi(m), or even 
figure out how to exit it except by kill or CAD.
"The wise are known for their understanding, and pleasant
words are persuasive." Proverbs 16:21 (New Living Translation)

  Team OS/2 ** Reg. Linux User #211409 ** a11y rocks!

Felix Miata  ***

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