Tom H tomh0665 at
Mon Dec 24 15:12:34 UTC 2012

On Sun, Dec 23, 2012 at 4:48 PM, Phil Dobbin <bukowskiscat at> wrote:
> I've just spun up a 12.04 remote virtual machine & when I ran the visudo
> command, it plonked me into nano. Whilst this is easy to fix (sudo
> update-alternatives --config editor), I'm puzzled as to when this happened.
> I know it happened on some of the Red Hat clones but it was duly
> reported upstream as a bug & upstream confirmed it was bug.
> Is it a bug on Ubuntu or is this behaviour now the default?

It's not a bug. The default editor in Debian and Ubuntu is nano -
weirdly for visudo :)

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